I'd like to open a PDF in a Firefox tab. I've been able to do it with MozPlugger before updating to 11.10.
preferences -> applications
now scroll down, then I see
always ask next to
I guess I need to change
always ask to
MozPlugger. To do that I need to find out where MozPlugger is. However, it wasn't in
Am I doing the right thing? How can I find out where MozPlugger is?
sudo gnome-open /etc/mozpluggerrc # need to be root to edit
Find a pdf block and change to the following:
application/pdf: pdf: PDF file application/x-pdf: pdf: PDF file text/pdf: pdf: PDF file text/x-pdf: pdf: PDF file application/x-postscript: ps: PostScript file application/postscript: ps: PostScript file repeat noisy swallow(evince) fill: evince "$file"
Open firefox's help -> Troubleshooting Information -> Click on Open Containing Folder -> Delete pluginreg.dat (You may need to delete your local $HOME/.mozilla/firefox/pluginreg.dat file for mozplugger to be enabled correctly after you update it. (It will get regenerated))
The last step was necessary for me.