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Re: PDF files in firefox



On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 12:44 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Matthew Miller wrote:
> 
> >> Is there any way to get firefox to use xpdf
> >> to read PDF files, rather than Adobe Acroread?
> > 
> > Yes. First, uninstall the acrobat plugin. Then, it basically takes care of
> > itself.
> 
> Where exactly is the acrobat plugin stored?
> There doesn't seem to be anything relevant in .mozilla/plugins/ .
> 
It an be in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins or /usr/lib/firefox../plugins

But to do what you want got to: about:config
Change:
browser.download.hide_plugins_without_extensions to false

The in: Edit->Preferences->Content->Manage you can make firefox any
program you want to open pdf files.


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