[K12OSN] OT: Set adobe acroread as default for opening pdf files
dahopkins429 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 15:09:58 UTC 2010
Quick addition: in /usr/share/applications/defaults.list the defaults for
pdf are set as:
But system still only uses Adobe with Firefox.
On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 10:04 AM, David Hopkins <dahopkins429 at gmail.com>wrote:
> This is OT, but ... how do you set Adobe Reader (acroread) as the default
> application for opening pdf's as a system wide setting? Firefox uses the
> plugin properly, and opens pdfs with acroread, but from Nautilus, they are
> opened with one of three (evince, kpdf, document viewer) and adobe isn't
> even listed as an option. Typing acroread filename opens correctly.
> Why do I need this? Because the above 3 take a 3MB pdf and when they try to
> print it, it expands the silly file to 106MB which doesn't work. Acroread
> prints the file without any issues.
> Dave Hopkins
> Newark Charter School
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