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I have a problem when you open pdf files in Ubuntu where the files appear in the form of letters is understood that I note have installed the language packs. And when you open the file on the windows appear without any problems. any suggest will be appreciated.

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It's possible you need to install poppler-data to view PDFs that have non-English fonts. You should be able to find that in the Software Center or install it from the command line sudo apt-get install poppler-data

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