firefox not using acroread
gheskett at wdtv.com
Mon Dec 17 13:27:16 UTC 2012
On Monday 17 December 2012 08:19:33 Colin Law did opine:
> On 16 December 2012 22:48, Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
> > ...
> > 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. Weird.
> Are you sure that evince.desktop is not in /usr/share/applications? If
> not try locate evince.desktop
In fact, I have 2 of those:
gene at coyote:~$ locate evince.desktop
> Not that this has anything to do with using it from firefox, you don't
> need a .desktop file for that. Assuming it is installed then you
> should be able to select evince directly in firefox Preferences >
> Applications. If necessary use
> which evince
gene at coyote:~$ which evince
> to find where it is installed.
I just reset it, using the 'other' selector, to evince. It may be less
attackable since we have the src, or at least I'd hope. :)
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