I'm getting acroread instead of evince even though it says it's going to use evince
cl at isbd.net
Sun Jan 22 17:57:39 UTC 2012
On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 05:41:34PM +0000, Colin Law wrote:
> On 22 January 2012 17:31, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 04:01:23PM +0000, Colin Law wrote:
> >> On 22 January 2012 15:50, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> >> > When I click on a .pdf file in a web page Firefox tells me it's loading
> >> > it and beside the selected 'Open with' button it says "/usr/bin/evince
> >> > (default)" but if I then click the OK button the file gets opened in
> >> > acroread.
> >> >
> >> > /usr/bin/evince is installed and works perfectly OK.
> >> >
> >> > How do I get Firefox to use evince?
> >> What happens if you double click a pdf file in nautilus?
> > I never do that! :-) I'll just check though .....
> > I get acroread again.
> In nautilus right click a pdf file and select properties, on the Open
> With tab select evince and click Set As Default. Then check that
> evince is used in nautilus when you double click a different pdf file.
> Assuming that now works try FF again.
Yes, that's fixed it, thanks. I wonder why Firefox was saying it would
open it with evince when the default was acroread, oh well.
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