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strange display problem in gtk program like evince and nautilus

this is a hard to describe problem. in programs like evince (pdf viewer) i see a strange problem. description: when i open the menu of the app by clicking on the gear-wheel icon in top right corner ...
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Making okular notes and comments visible to other pdf readers

Is there a way to make okular comment and reviews for a pdf visible to Adobe Reader and evince?
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Evince Document Viewer stopped working after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04 [closed]

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 (32-bit) from Ubuntu 13.04 but after upgrade my Evince document viewer stopped working. Whenever I open a document (pdf) it shows itself on the launcher but doesn't ...
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Inverse search with LatexTools and Sublime Text 2 [closed]

I'm trying to install LatexTools -- compiling works fine, but inverse search from Evince does not work. Is there any idea what to do? Edit: I'm adding some clarifications per request Inverse search: ...
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Tab completion won't work on some PDF viewers

I have a directory filled with PDF files, all with long descriptive names. So I rely heavily on tab completion when opening any one of them. However, tab completion only works for zathura, and not ...
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Hide toolbar in Evince, Ubuntu 13.10

I find that the View menu has disappeared in the newest version of Evince. Is there still a way to hide the toolbar? I would like to do this in order to share a presentation using a Google ...
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Skipping to search results fails in Evince

With the new version of evince (3.10) I noticed that skimming through search results fails quite often. While Evince finds matches for search queries just fine (displayed in the left bar), as you try ...
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How to prevent Evince from automatically opening PDF files? [closed]

I am not sure what is wrong with my computer but it automatically opens PDF files using Evince whenever I download them from Chrome. How could I prevent that?
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How to open a PDF in dual page view, but for Arabic PDF's (Where pages layout should be from right to left)

I have a PDF in the Arabic language. I've opened it with Poppler/cairo or Okular but I can't figure this out. I know this is so easy but I need help. So Arabic books are normally from RIGHT to LEFT, ...
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Reactivate menu in Evince

The new Evince for 13.10 without a menu bar mostly sucks from a usability perspective, but I've gradually gotten used to it. However, I seem to have gotten myself into a situation where even the ...
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How to make evince open last document on startup?

Is there any way to make evince 3.10 automatically load last opened document on startup?
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Evince error in opening a PDF file

(evince:5754): EvinceDocument-CRITICAL **: ev_document_get_n_pages: assertion 'EV_IS_DOCUMENT (document)' failed
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Evince printing problem

I have a fresh install of Ubuuntu 13.10 and have been having problems printing pdf files from evince. Many files (not all, but the vast majority of them) won't print correctly from evince. I can ...
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How can I reset Document Viewer's per-document settings?

Document Viewer appears to remember my settings (scroll position, zoom, full-screen, etc.) for each document. I've recently changed its default settings and I want them to apply to all documents, ...
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How can I stop Document Viewer from always opening full-screen?

Every time I open a PDF, Document Viewer takes up the whole screen and then I press F11, Ctrl+Super+Up to maximize it instead. This is tedious. How can I stop it from automatically entering ...
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I can't see DJVU thumbnails in Xubuntu (13.10)

So the problem is as follows: I downloaded a certain number of Djvu books. When I open the location in Thunar, no thumbnail is shown. "Show thumbnails" option in Desktop Settings is enabled. PDF ...
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Is there a pdf reader that displays animations?

I'm creating a presentation and need to include some animations. I placed the animation in the pdf file using Beamer (after storing the animation in a bunch of png files). Now, when I open the file on ...
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How to change saved image colors with Evince

I am using Evince as my default pdf viewer because it has a feature to save an individual page as an image (jpeg) (r-click>Save Image As...). It works great as long as the .pdf file is black on white ...
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How to use Evince to loop over ps files in current folder?

I love Evince, I use it as an image viewer of my eps figures (a one-page document). It's super light-weight and clean. I also like how it re-renders the ps documents as you zoom-in and zoom-out, this ...
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Printing 2 sides per page does not work anymore since update to 13.10

I used to often print documents with 2 pages per side to save paper. Since I have updated to Ubuntu 13.10, this no longer works properly. The problem seems to be with the rotation. Because if I ...
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Evince 3.10 toolbar hides with no obvious way to restore it on Lubuntu

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10, replacing Lubuntu 13.04. I have my /home directory on a separate partition, so all my files and settings etc. are right where they are. This also meant I now have ...
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Why isn't Evince integrated with the HUD in Ubuntu 13.10?

With Evince running and on focus, if I press Alt and then type, for instance, "open" nothing comes up. Is this a bug? Something wrong with my system? Any suggestions on how to fix it? Thanks.
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How can I reenable the back button in Evince on Ubuntu 13.10?

Cannot find the back button in Evince 3.10.0, Ubuntu 13.10. There used to be a back button which can be added to the menu bar. It simply offers the ability to jump back from url in the pdf. Now its ...
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Can not run evince. Says shared library is missing [closed]

When trying to start evince Ubuntu 12.04 responds me: % evince evince: error while loading shared libraries: libSM.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory On the other hand ...
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Evince 3.10 on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Document Viewer (Evince) 3.4.0 on Ubuntu 12.04, but would like to use version 3.10, since it has a new feature which is very useful in my work. I've used the link provided here ...
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PDF reader problems

I've got a PDF document that I would like to be able to read... but for some reason a number of the embedded pictures and graphs don't display cleanly when opened in evince or okular on Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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buttons do not appear in applications like evince, etc. image viewer. in ubuntu 13.10

buttons do not appear in applications like evince, etc. image viewer. in ubuntu 13.10 I installed ubuntu 13.10 recently I found many bugs, the one that most affected me I can not print from ...
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Evince 3.10 with menubar

I find that the 2 buttoms menu from the evince v3.10.0 are not really useful. Why did ubuntu NOT re add an menubar?. It would have been looking better in unity ! The unity top panel has enough ...
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pdf comments and insert / delete / extract pages in Evince [duplicate]

I use Evince / Ubuntu 12.04 at home. I use(d) all Windows up to 7 except Vista at work. PDFs are more widespread each year. Evince is a great reader. Business use needs Office and Acrobat Standard ...
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Disable PDF.js and use Evince instead

Some PDFs render inside Firefox. I am very unhappy with that for several reasons. Since Ubuntu ships with a good, stable and lightweight PDF-viewer, evince, I'd rather have all PDFs handled by that ...
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Evince Document Viewer - Failed to execute child process “nemo” (Permission denied)

I've recently migrated from nautilus to Nemo. I've been reading a PDF and selected File > Open Containing folder option. This message appeared: Failed to execute child process "nemo" (Permission ...
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How to reset options on a printing dialog?

I have a network printer installed. In the printer properties dialog, I clearly have the printer option "Double sided printing" set to "On (Flip on Long Edge)", and the job option "Pages per side" set ...
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How to use the Apple IR controller for PDF presentations?

I own a MacBook Pro with an integrated IR receiver and an Apple Remote Controller. I would like to use it for doing PDF presentations (I usually use LaTeX to create the slides). I was able to ...
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Why don't applications respect a printer's default options?

CUPS has always had a configurable set of "Default Options" for a print queue. system-config-printer also enables editing these. But applications (see below) seem to completely ignore these! I'm ...
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Document Viewer (Evince) history navigation

I am satisfied with basic functionality of Evince (3.4.0 on Ubuntu 12.04). Unfortunately in this viewer I am really missing history navigation i.e. possibility to go back to previous views and ...
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evince fonts trouble

Always when I download articles from citeseerx.ist.psu.edu in PDF format I get something non-readable. I don't know how to describe it correctly, so just see screenshot: You can see, that in ...
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Hyperlinks clicked in evince document viewer are not opening, any ideas on how to fix?

As it was instructed in another thread here in the forums, I opened the /usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache file to check for correct references. And noticed this doesn't seem to be the problem, ...
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evince 3.4.0 can NOT display some simplified chinese fonts

I have installed acroread-fonts and xpdf, but still failed to display those fonts. I also tried to use acroread, failed too. I use evince 3.4 in ubuntu12.04.2 amd64 arch. How to do with it ? Thanks ...
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Changing pdf default application

I'm having a problem to open PDF files. I found some information but no one could help me. I like to use evince to open PDF files and I use other applications for different purposes, like Adobe ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - How can I update Evince?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 with Evince 3.4.0. This version of Evince has some bugs (in particular showing patterns) that are fixed in the version 3.8.0. Does anyone know if there is some repository to have ...
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Evince opens pdfs with too big font size, 300%

Is it a bug in Evince or some setting but when I open any pdf-file, it shows the fonts in size 300%?
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replace or remove evince

I want to use my own document viewer (okular) and never want to see evince again. In Ubuntu 13.04 when I try 'dpkg -P evince' it says that ubuntu-desktop depends on it.
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Printing multiple pages per sheet doesn't work

In Ubuntu 12.04, I added a network printer which I had previously used without any problems on a different machine (with the same release of Ubuntu). Now, with the default generic driver installed, ...
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Where are evince bookmarks stored?

Evince has the option to add bookmarks. My question is simple? Where is the information about bookmarks stored?
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Update Evince Oneiric

I would like to update Evince to the newest version (3.6.1) in Oneiric. When I do apt-cache show evince i get package with this version: 3.2.1-0ubuntu2.3 So I downloaded the newest version with ...
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View *.eps files

Since Evince doesn't work with *.eps on 13.04 (see bellow), is there any other app to quickly open (not edit) a *.eps file? petr@sova:~$ evince histogram_default.eps undefined -21 undefined -21 ...
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How can I load gui applications under an su session?

When I log into gnome in Ubuntu 12.04, I can type the following on the command line to open a pdf: evince mypdf.pdf However, the following does not work. su evince mypdf.pdf That gives the ...
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Gedit, Evince has print disabled

Print menu command is disabled in evince and gedit. Print functionality works fine in other applications like Chrome, GIMP, Firefox. Ubuntu printer setup correctly recognizes my printer and scanner ...
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Selecting a [long] part of text in evince

I want to select a long part of text,say from starting of page 200 to end of page 400 in evice. How can I do this most quickly?
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Why don't hyperlinks open in evince document viewer?

I am using Evince document viewer as default in ubuntu 12.04. How do I get a hyperlink to open when clicking on it?