Sometimes Evince. Sometimes Adobe Reader

Santiago Erquicia santiago.erquicia at
Tue Sep 19 01:38:55 UTC 2006

2006/9/18, marc <gmane at>:
> When I open a local PDF doc via Nautilus or from the desktop, it opens
> in Adobe Reader - as it should.
> When I open a PDF via Nautilus that happens to be on a Samba share, it
> opens in Evince - which is shouldn't.
> In both cases, the 'Opens with' tab from Properties is identical and
> indicates that Adobe Reader should be used.
> Any ideas how this can be fixed?
> And what might the more general problem be?

I think the problem is that Adobe Reader doesn't use gnome-vfs which
is required to open a Samba share (if it is not mounted). So, if it is
a local file, it uses Acrobat, otherwise Evince.


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