firefox not using acroread

rikona rikona at
Sun Dec 16 19:08:56 UTC 2012

Hello Nils,

Saturday, December 15, 2012, 3:13:23 AM, Nils wrote:

> Gene Heskett wrote:
>> 10.04.4 32 bit here.

>> How can I convince firefox to use acroread?

> Install the adobe reader from the Canonical repository, if you haven't
> done it already. Then edit the firefox preferences section 
> "Applications". For the content type "PDF-Document" select the action 
> "Use Adobe reader 9 (default)".

>> Or if the reader has too
>> many security flaws, can this one be switched to one that actually
>> works?

> You could try Okular.

In 10.04 I use 'Document Viewer' - works pretty well.



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