[xubuntu-users] Google Chrome & PDF viewing, etc.

wim.dukker wim.dukker at gmail.com
Fri Aug 23 08:44:24 UTC 2013


Just install Docs/pdf Powerpoint viewer and you can read pdf files in Chrome
wimdukj

Op 23-08-13 02:44, Bill schreef:
> On 08/22/2013 08:24 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
>> On 08/22/2013 07:54 PM, Bill wrote:
>>
>>> All of that said, I do not know why it does, but Google Chrome works
>>> well on my system for viewing PDF files.
>>
>> I don't use Chrome much, I guess more because I'm used to the Firefox
>> interface. But, I give Chrome a quick whirl, messed with it, looked for
>> an easy to configure preferences for apps to have it send pdf files to
>> pdf viewer, didn't find it right off, installed the extension and it
>> handed me to google docs. That was an epic fail in my case, as I've been
>> at this long time and nothing was "obvious" to me. No, I didn't google
>> for the answer as it would be a design flaw if I had to. My two 
>> cents. Ric
>
> I second your two cents. I don't use Chrome much either, and if 
> behaved for me as it did for you, I'd can it. Firefox works, that's 
> about as far as it needs to go for me. This discussion made me 
> curious, so I checked it out since I already had it installed and use 
> it every now and then (like when I want to be sure the coding for a 
> few web sites I maintain is rendering the same in across *nix 
> browsers; I also have Web, Midori and Opera installed for that 
> reason). I'm just curious as to why I'm not having the problem with 
> Chrome which others are having. If I knew, I would contribute the 
> reason, but I don't know, so I just thought I would report that it 
> works for me - perhaps giving the hope that the problem can be 
> corrected. I like Xubuntu enough that I'd can Firefox if Chrome did 
> not work with it. (That's the two cents of an old Blue Ridge Mountains 
> hillbilly who likes things as simple as they can be.)
>

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