[xubuntu-users] Google Chrome & PDF viewing, etc.
tim at xendistar.co.uk
Thu Aug 22 17:56:02 UTC 2013
On 22/08/13 14:04, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> On 08/22/2013 08:40 AM, Darren Govoni wrote:
>> Maybe this isn't the group to ask, but I notice that the Google
>> chrome installed by Xubuntu/Ubuntu lacks any kind of PDF viewing
>> Mine just downloads. Chrome is supposed to have PDF viewing built in.
>> Also, I couldn't find any adobe reader plugins in the repo like in
>> versions past.
>> I also tried to find the java plugin in the repo and it was gone too...
>> Does this work for anyone else? Or is there a trick to get this
>> simple feature back in place? Chrome is really annoying...
> I fired up Google, and went to extensions/get more extensions...
> plenty of choices there, including ( under extensions)
> Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer ( by Google)
> Paul Cartwright
I downloaded and installed Chrome direct from google (have a line in the
repo's for google) and installed Adobe Reader and it opens PDF's without
a problem, have not had to play with extension or anything. Maybe the
Xubuntu version of chrome has been tweaked so it does not work.
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