Sometimes Evince. Sometimes Adobe Reader

marc gmane at
Tue Sep 19 08:14:38 UTC 2006

Santiago Erquicia said...
> 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.

Are you saying that this is a bug?

It certainly doesn't do what it should be doing - the Properties 
dialogue clearly indicates that Adobe Reader should be used. There is no 
mention of Evince at all.


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