Opening pdf attachment from mail client not working

ben darby ben at cvrse.com
Sun Nov 26 05:56:22 UTC 2006


* Luqman wrote:
> mail client: mutt
> 
> I have problem opening pdf files directory from my mail client. Saving
> pdf attachments and then opening works fine.
> 
> Mail client shows following mime type for the attachment:
> 
> [-- Typ: application/pdf, Kodierung: base64, Größe: 130K --]
> 
> $mypc:> cat /etc/mailcap | grep pdf
> application/pdf; evince '%s'; test=test -n "$DISPLAY" ; nametemplate=%s.pdf
> 
> I am clueless. Can someone give an advice...

is evince in your terminals path? try using its full path
/usr/bin/evince & try opening it with 'm' in the attachments section to
force the viewing with mailcap, other than that im not sure as it works
fine here.

-- 
ben darby
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 191 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/attachments/20061126/90aeab0a/attachment.pgp>


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list