firefox not using acroread
gheskett at wdtv.com
Sun Dec 16 22:48:04 UTC 2012
On Sunday 16 December 2012 17:41:48 Colin Law did opine:
> On 16 December 2012 20:47, Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
> > On Sunday 16 December 2012 15:44:34 Colin Law did opine:
> >> On 16 December 2012 20:06, Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
> >> > On Sunday 16 December 2012 15:05:41 rikona did opine:
> >> >> ...
> >> >> In 10.04 I use 'Document Viewer' - works pretty well.
> >> >
> >> > But what does that alias to? There is no such entry in
> >> > /etc/alternatives.
> >> I believe it is evince. It is not an alias, Document Viewer is the
> >> name in the .desktop file.
> >> Colin
> > No such file on this system:
> > gene at coyote:~$ locate .desktop |grep "Document"
> > /home/gene/.kde/share/apps/RecentDocuments/linuxcnc_debug.txt.desktop
> > /home/gene/.kde/share/apps/RecentDocuments/linuxcnc_print.txt.desktop
> > /home/gene/.kde/share/apps/RecentDocuments/my-lathe.hal.desktop
> > /home/gene/.kde/share/apps/RecentDocuments/my-lathe.ini.desktop
> > /home/gene/.kde/share/apps/RecentDocuments/resolver.html.desktop
> > /home/gene/.kde/share/apps/RecentDocuments/scs.asp.desktop
> > /home/gene/.kde/share/apps/RecentDocuments/watch.desktop
> > Next step?
> Note that I said it is the name *in* the desktop file, not the name
> *of* the desktop file. Try
> cat /usr/share/applications/evince.desktop
> though since you are using Xubuntu it may not be there. Anyway, as I
> said, the program you want is evince, just try running it and if it is
> not installed then
> sudo apt-get install evince
Mmmm, seems evince is installed, and runs fine from a terminal, but there
is not a .desktop, for it, nor anything else in Desktop but wine and
sketchup. Nor is there anything linking to it in /etc/alternatives.
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