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Evince doesn't navigate from the index

I'm using evince to read a pdf with an index. It displays the index properly but doesn't navigate to a page when I click on it. What could be causing this behavior? How can I fix it? EDIT: Qpdfview ...
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How (and is it a good idea) to open PDF documents in chroot?

I sometimes need to browse through lots of PDF documents, not always from trusted sources. I keep my software up-to-date (I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 at the time), but as we all know, PDFs are commonly ...
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Document Viewer could not open external links

I have a problem with my document viewer (3.10.3) on 14.04. When I tried to open a hyperlink from a pdf file, an error poped up saying:" Unable to open hyperlink Failed to execute child process "eog" ...
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Evince Document Viewer Cannot Replace Old Tax Form with a Newer Form

I use the default Evince Document Viewer to edit PDF tax forms. When I try to save the form, I get a message that I do have permission to replace an old form with the new form of the same name. Then ...
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Evince document viewer prints only one page

We just installed a brand new printer HP LaserJet Pro M402dn over IP network. Everything works just fine, except if we want to print more than one page in pdf format, it prints only one page and ends ...
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Cannot read new pdf file

How can I read a pdf file made on a Mac which seems to have a "PDF portfolio" in it, whatever that means? I cannot also read files containing attachments made on a PC. I've tried FoxIt, Evince, and ...
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How to open a PDF form file that says Please wait…?

When I try to open the PDF file I need it looks this way (I have tried Evince, Chrome and Firefox), saying Please wait... If this message is not eventually replaced by the proper contents of the ...
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PDF rendering is very slow

I have a relatively fast machine (2.0GHz up to 2.8GHz AMD Quad-Core A10-4655M APU), running Xubuntu 15.10 (x64). Whenever I try to open large PDF files (>40MB), Evince takes quite a lot of time to ...
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evince 3.10.3 prints pdf file fields with shading as solid black

Evince suddenly started printing shaded boxes as solid black. Probably upgraded in recent maintenance? Evince 3.10.3, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. All Ubuntu updates applied (Mar.3, 2016). PDF print works OK ...
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How to stop Evince from going to the end of the document on pressing shift?

On pressing shift the pdf viewer Evince always jumps to the end of the document. This is especially annoying, when I have to manage several tabs. How can I disable this shortcut?
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acrobat reader alternative? [duplicate]

I have the following problem: I'd like to modify a pdf on my android tablet (ideally but not necessarily by means of my acrobat reader for android, which works quite decently) and later on be able to ...
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Change the font used for Times-Roman (fontconfig)

(I'm having a hard time figuring this one out and my google-fu is not helping.) For a long time, my evince has used a strange Times-Roman font (with mis-aligned glyphs and weird kerning). It should ...
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Can I drag and drop from Evince to Thunderbird?

Sometimes I want to attach a PDF to an email in Thunderbird. I can drag and drop from Nautilus to Thunderbird, but if I already have the PDF open in Evince, it's nice not to have to hunt down its ...
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problem with xpdf Bad bounding box

I'm suddenly unable to open pdf files saved from my credit card company using xpdf on Ubuntu. This has only been a problem for the last couple of months, previously I had no such problem. I ...
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Tab sends to end of document in Document Viewer

I am reading some pdf documents in Document Viewer in Ubuntu 15.10 and want to use Alt+Tab to switch between windows. If I accidentally press just Tab in Document Viewer's window, it scrolls all the ...
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pdf documents in evince have no links [duplicate]

I see that pdf documents in evince don't support links. The links are in blue but you can't click on them. I see that this is "by design" in Adobe: ...
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Evince document viewer - rotating documents

I just installed Ubuntu for the first time and I'm getting used to using it. I'm playing around with PDF documents. I have problems with rotation of pages using default document browser Evince ...
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Is there any workaround to go back to the last position in evince?

The question has been asked here, the accept answer doesn't work on 3.10.3 on my ubuntu 14.04 system. Usually I am reading paper and click the reference link going back to the end of the paper. It ...
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HP Color LaserJet MFP M277dw: previews and prints in colour instead of grayscale

This is my hardware/software configuration: HP Color LaserJet MFP M277dw HPLIP 3.15.11 HPP0053.PPD version 19.12, freshly updated last week. I want to print some pages from a pdf file with images ...
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Scrolling problem in Evince 3.10.3 for DJVU documents in Ubuntu 14.04

Sometimes when I scroll up/down pages of certain DJVU documents, it takes a while to load the new page(a white page is displayed followed by the text after few seconds) or in other words the scrolling ...
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Evince document won't be shown - how to solve it?

I receive following screenshot if I open up a .pdf-document. It's an ordinary PDF document.
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what software has been used to write annotations on this pdf? [duplicate]

Here it is the screenshot, clicking on the ballot there appears the annotation. I already tried okular but I'm not able to reach the same result (actually to save annotation I have to export the pdf ...
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Where does evince save session data?

In between sessions, evince remembers the current page, selected layout etc. Where is this data stored?
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Evince can only fill in a few fields of an editable PDF at a time

Hi I'm using the "document viewer" in Lubuntu 14.04 LTS (I'm assuming this is evince but I'm not sure). The problem is when I'm filling out a pdf form, I can only fill in one or two fields in one ...
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Gtk-CRTICAL […] errors when starting 'nautilus' or 'evince' from the Terminal

when I am starting evince or nautilus from shell I am receiving those error-messages. Does anyone know how to fix them? I tried to reinstall both programs but the error continues. ...
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How do I add zsh completion for evince with djvu files?

I am using zsh (5.0.2). The auto-completion for evince only shows files of some predefined extensions, amongst which pdf and ps but not djvu. How to make zsh also autocomplete with djvu files on ...
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pdf reader that shows search results with correct page number

If I search for a word in evince I get a list of search results on the left, with page numbers. These page numbers though are absolute page numbers of the pdf, not taking into account different page ...
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Where to find documentation of CSS Changes in gtk3 15.x?

it is actually sadly true that Ambiance for 15.04 contains some bugs with new headerbar linkbuttons etc. Where to find an actual complete gtk3 css documentation?. Mostly visible in nautilus, ...
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Evince PDF viewer: How to automatically reset printer settings on exit?

I use the default document viewer Evince (version 3.14.2-0ubuntu2 for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid) for opening my PDFs. If I print a document by clicking File --> Print... and change any setting, e.g. select ...
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Change color of Evince Document Viewer search results?

Is it possible to change the colors that Evince Document Viewer uses to highlight search results? Please take a look at the screenshot example below. Personally, I find the the selected (bottom) ...
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how to disable evince-thumbnailer

I would like to disable evince-thumbnailer because capacity of log file keeps increasing. Let me know how to disable evince-thumbnailer.
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Printing “old” PDF removes white spaces between words

I'm using Evine to visualize one PDF. When I try to print it to another file or to paper, the resulting file, or printed document, appears to have no white spaces in the main body of the document.
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Can't change PDF default

Up until yesterday my default PDF viewer was evince. Today, I tried to open a PDF and it opened with ImageMagick. I am trying to change it back to evince but with no success. What I 've tried: ...
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gnome-open Works, but also produces error messages [GTK_IS_WIDGET(widget) fails & EOG-WARNING]

I am currently using gnome-open to open all files for which I do not know the default program (or can't remember it at the time). With file extension .pdf, gnome-open opens the file in my PDF ...
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Evince can open hyperlinks in Firefox, so why not in Chrome?

Before posting this question I investigated this and found it already implemented in my 14.04. Also investigated this which references the above linked question. Handlers for both ...
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How do I change the scrolling mode in Evince?

I somehow managed to get Evince scrolling with a caret (that is, a caret would be used to move about the letters like in LibreOffice), but I'm unsure how I did that and how to undo it. Any help would ...
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How to Disable Menu items in evince

I want to disable menu items for a user for evince such as: File: Open , Open a Copy,Save, etc View : Side Pane: Annotation and Bookmarks Help : Help and about Us.
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clicking on hyperlinks in evince crashes google chrome ubuntu 15.04

I've read this and this questions and tried to do what is supposed there (editing ubuntu-helpers, restarting apparmor) but it seems that in ubuntu 15.04 ubuntu-helpers already contains the lines ...
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PDF reader for Slow Processors and Big Files?

I have Lenovo G50-30 which has some Intel Celeron Dual processor with Ubuntu 14.04. I have some documents which size is 50 Mb and have big pictures. I noticed that the problem is not the memory of ...
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evince running remotely critical error

I logged into a remote server using the -X option in the ssh command. After trying to open a pdf file with evince i get the following error: ** (evince:4568): CRITICAL **: ...
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Global Scrolling Keyboard Shortcut (evince)

For note taking with a dual monitor setup, it would be really great to be able to scroll the opposing monitor's window (ideally evince but it could be any application) without losing focus on a ...
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Font error in Evince

When I open a pdf file in Evince from a terminal: I/O Error: Cannot open '/usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/fonts/opentype/public/tex-gyre/texgyrecursor-regular.otf' Syntax Error: failed to load ...
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Adobe PDF Not Paginated Correctly in evince, xpdf, qpdfview

Recently received a pdf file. It displays correctly in acroread (which I had to install - thanks for these directions!) and in gv, but pages are duplicated and out of order in the viewers listed ...
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View a secured pdf file on Ubuntu?

I have a pdf document (an electronic transcript from school) which, as the website from which the pdf file was downloaded says, "are certified PDFs that contain a digital signature and other security ...
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SVG in cbz (comic)

As an experiment, I create a CBZ (comic format) document that was composed of zipped SVG images rather the usual raster images Evince happily opened this - much to my delight because it is a very ...
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How can I open Evince as root?

How can I open Evince as root? I have tried 'sudo evince', 'sudo document-viewer', etc. Thank you.
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Evince is no longer auto-reloading documents. How can I troubleshoot this?

Evince (the pdf viewer) used to reload my .pdf files after I compiled them in LaTeX. However, this behavior has recently stopped to the point where I have to manually reload Evince (control + R) to ...
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How can I install evince 3.14?

My current version is 3.10. The annotation can't delete, and I want the newest stable version to be installed. Here is a related post: How can I install the latest version of Evince? Also, I can't ...
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“To view the full contents of this document, you need a later version of the PDF viewer” [duplicate]

Unfortunately document viewer only shows me this if I open my PDF document: If I enter the Adobelink there is no linux version of acrobate reader. I need to open and write some stuff into this ...
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Configure Evince to open maximized with 100% zoom level?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS installed on my computer. If I open PDF in Evince for the first time, the window is always un-maximized and zoom level is 70%. I want Evince to be maximized and the zoom ...