firefox not using acroread

Gene Heskett gheskett at
Sat Dec 15 03:08:53 UTC 2012

On Friday 14 December 2012 22:08:31 Gene Heskett did opine:


> Greetings;
> 10.04.4 32 bit here.
> For some reason I fail to grok, firefox has started using something that
> reminds me of ghostscript back when all it could use were its own fonts.
> That was about the time of ghostscript 4.0 on the amiga IIRC.
> This thing doesn't identify itself, cannot make useable printouts thru
> the firefox print preview facility, destroys ugly fonts by screwing
> with the kerning, and in general is a POS.
> How can I convince firefox to use acroread?  Or if the reader has too
> many security flaws, can this one be switched to one that actually
> works?
> Thanks all.
> Cheers, Gene

Cheers, Gene
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