[xubuntu-users] new pdf file

John R. Sowden jsowden at americansentry.net
Thu Aug 2 19:27:02 UTC 2018


evince is what I have been using, but I read the upgrade info and it 
said that the pdf reader was changed, oh yes, I am too lazy to change my 
PDFs to text, but thanks for the idea anyway  :) .

John



On 08/02/2018 12:18 PM, Nino R. Pereira wrote:
> can you use xpdf? what about reinstalling evince?
>
> You can convert a pdf into text with pdftotext (or pdftotext: do 'ls 
> /bin/*pdf* and /usr/bin/*pdf* to
> find all the pdf-related programs)
>
> On 08/02/2018 02:58 PM, John R. Sowden wrote:
>> when I updated a laptop from win vista to xubuntu 18.04, it no longer 
>> used evince to read pdf files.  The new program does not allow me to 
>> search a pdf for text.  what now?
>>
>> John
>>
>>
>>
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