Sometimes Evince. Sometimes Adobe Reader

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Tue Sep 19 10:02:16 UTC 2006


On Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 09:14:40AM +0100, marc wrote:
> marc said...
> > 
> > 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?
> 
> There's another problem: 
> 
> When right-clicking the and using "Open with..."
> 
> 1. Open with Adobe Reader is not in the list.
> 2. Using Open with Other Application and selecting Adobe Reader, Adobe 
> Reader opens, but the document is not loaded.

For the very same reason: Adobe Reader cannot access Samba shares,
because it doesn't use GNOME-VFS.

> Back to KDE again!

How will that solve your problem?

Marius Gedminas
-- 
MCSE == Must Consult Someone Experienced
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