Sometimes Evince. Sometimes Adobe Reader
marius at pov.lt
Wed Sep 20 16:34:43 UTC 2006
On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 12:52:34PM +0100, marc wrote:
> Santiago Erquicia said...
> > Adobe Reader doesn't use gnome-vfs so it cannot read a file from a
> > network filesystem such as SMB or NFS without those resources being
> > mounted to a directory.
> > If KDE file manager can open the file, the problem should be something
> > else and not gnome-vfs, given that KDE uses kio stuff to access
> > network resources and Adobe Reader doesn't use them either.
> I can load other file managers (e.g. Krudsader and Konqueror) in Gnome
> and access the file in the manner that I would expect; namely that it
> opens in Adobe Reader. So, the issue is with Nautilus.
> > Is the samba share mounted to a directory?
> No, I'm not using smbmount in this case, but simply a desktop link to
I think I understand now what is happening: the KDE file managers download
the PDF file to a temporary directory and then launch Acrobat Reader on
the temporary file (because Acrobat Reader doesn't use kio); while Nautilus
refuses to open the PDF in Acrobat Reader (because Reader doesn't use
> I'll file this as a Nautilus bug.
I'm pretty sure it is already filed.
Here: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42265 (somewhat similar)
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=44932 (somewhat similar)
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=349406 (exactly the same)
9. Okay, then, what do you think about "syntactic noise" in config files?
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