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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 a)File: Open , Open a Copy,Save, etc b)View : Side Pane: Annotation and Bookmarks c)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 ...
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What could be causing the document reader to crash?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and whenever I right click a pdf, the document reader crashes. I can't figure out what's wrong and I'd like some ideas on how to fix it.
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Evince File/Print printer list error

Evince File/Print printer list contains a printer that is not on my network and is not present in my attached printers in Systems Settings/Printers. When printing directly from Firefox, the printer ...
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Evince Crash While Editing PDF-Form

I try to edit a PDF in evince. The PDF has editable forms. At some point it stops recognising the keyboard input. How far I get chances from time to time. The PDF stays visible, I can click into the ...
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Show side pane after search and find?

I had side pane showing "index" on the left part of Evince Window. Then I did search and find, which took over the place of side pane. After that, I would like to see side pane again, but can't find a ...
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filled PDFs forms turn to black boxes

I have been using Evince to fill out forms for time sheets and have had no problems until recently; My work changed the form and now when I fill them out the filled portions turn to black boxes on ...
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Evince can't open PDF files anymore

I always get this error when I try to open pdf files with evince: error while loading shared libraries: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpoppler.so.44: invalid ELF header Can someone please help me?
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How do I hide the Toolbar in Evince Full Screen Mode?

Let me preface this by saying I'm new to Linux, but I'm willing to try anything you wizards can conjure up (preferably a keyboard shortcut though)! When I use Evince 3.10.3 in full screen mode I'm ...
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tex '\empty Hello world!\bye' found not found

After doing a minimal installation of TeX I try to open the .dvi file generated with the command: tex '\empty Hello world!\bye' and I get the following output: warning: kpathsea: configuration ...
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Browsing nautilus folder containing a dvi file — apparmor/evince error

If a browse a nautilus folder that contains a .dvi file, I get errors that pop onto my screen: I think that this is due to the thumbnailer processing the file. I don't care about getting ...
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Is it advisable to remove Evince (Default Document Viewer)?

I installed qpdfview and liked it more than Evince. So I want to remove Evince. Is it advisable (as it is a core item in Ubuntu 14.04)?
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Evince error in opening external pdf file

When I Try to open local file in linux fedora 12 Machine the evince opens it successfully Command: /usr/local/firefox/firefox -P ADV.InternetBrowser file:///home/ascom/1.pdf But when I pass PDF ...
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What is the difference between “Index” and “bookmarks” in evince?

My Evince's verison is GNOME Document Viewer 3.4.0. I found that hitting F9 and the left panel has "index" and "bookmarks" options. I wonder what their differences are? I found that what many pdf ...
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Too slow to select application to open a download file in Firefox [duplicate]

For unknown reason, some of downloaded pdf files in Firefox are opened by default by gedit, and some are by default by evince. For those which will be opened by default by gedit, I want to select the ...
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Gtk-WARNING related with themes, should I take them seriously?

I launched Evince from the command prompt after TexLive installation to test some of generated pdf files and noticed that there were warnings related with icon-themes. While Evince was running I ...
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Printing problem with evince on 14.10 - 32 bit - Ubuntu

I prepared a file in LaTeX and wanted to print it. I opened the file with Evince, gave the print command and out came two blank pages with some spots here and there. I opened the same file with ...
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How to make evince “Send To…” work with Thunderbird in Xubuntu LTS?

I am currently working with the evince 3.10.3 document viewer on Xubuntu LTS 14.04. When I hit File > Send To..., I receive the following error message from evince: Could not send current document ...
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I need help compiling evince from source package on Ubuntu 14.10

After obtaining build-dependencies and source code for Evince document viewer through sudo apt-get build-dep evince apt-get source evince on ubuntu 14.10, I run configure script and got the ...
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Building and running Evince with ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to build evince in ubuntu 12.04 . I have got the source code from git and following the steps given in this link evince guide I installed jhbuild using sudo apt-get install ghbuild . ...
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Change font color while in invert mode in Evince pdf reader

Greeting! I am looking for a step by step approach to change font color in evince while it is in invert mode by pressing ctrl + i in Ubuntu 14.04. I want the font color to be green #00EE00 hex. When ...
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How to customize/add keyboard shortcuts for evince

I'm using evince 3.10.3 shipped with Ubuntu 14.04. I don't like some of the default settings for keyboard shortcuts. However, I cannot figure out how to customize them. Following this question, here ...
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sometimes evince takes a lot of time to open a file

Sometimes evince takes several seconds to open a pdf that otherwise opens in 1 or 2 secs. Any ideas about a fix or troubleshooting procedure
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Is evince-gtk protected by apparmor?

The 14.10 software center offers evince and a version called evince-gtk with fewer GNOME dependencies. In /etc/apparmor.d there is an apparmor profile for evince: /etc/apparmor.d/usr.bin.evince. My ...
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Is it possible to embed a pdf reader in QupZilla browser?

I have recently started using QupZilla browser with Ubuntu 14.04 and while I like its slimmed down browsing experience one thing that bugs me is that when I wish to view a pdf I only have the option ...
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evince is showing errors in error messages in the terminal

I have installed ubuntu 12.04. There are two users accounts in my system. evince showing problem in one of my user accounts (user5). (evince:26724): EggSMClient-WARNING **: Failed to connect to the ...
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Evince without restrictions on Ubuntu 14.04

I love to use Evince, is one of the best software for visualize a lot of things, including pdfs. I use it many times with LaTeX. Also, before I could select text and copy it, but now, with Ubuntu ...
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How to view chapter wise bookmarks in Okular?

Common pdf viewers like Document Viewer and Adobe Reader in Windows provide bookmarks for every chapter like so : Is there anyway to get the same feature in Okular?
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Evince does not see my search string. But why not?

I have got a number of pdf documents (bank account statements), where I regularly need to search for certain kinds of transaction by keyword. Recently I observed that with Acrobat 9 (a very old ...
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Evince search shortcut

Where I can request a new feature for evince? I would appreciate that the ctrl+f shortcut could be changed to move focus to the search instead of toggle the search bar. It's annoying to change the ...
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Disable Evince thumbnails preview sidebar (Side Pane)

Evince places left sidebar widget which placeholder for index and thumbnails (they call it Side Pane). It can be easy closed by clicking on X GUI button or F9 keyboard button and this changes saved ...
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is it possible to use hand cursor in evince

Default cursor in Evince is text selection. Is it possible to use a hand cursor (which support dragndrop) instead?
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How do you make printing use default settings every time you print?

I would like 'Print' to use default settings instead of settings used last time. If I used 2 on a side printing last time, I would not want it to remember that setting next time. Is it possible to ...
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How to stop error messages in terminal [closed]

Lots of ubuntu programs write error messages all over the terminal. This has been happening for as long as I can remember. If these are bugs like the messages say, why don't they ever get ...
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Can I use pinch to zoom in evince?

I have a touch screen device running ubuntu. When viewing pdfs in evince I can use one finger scrolling and it's very fluent and satisfying. I am looking for more support for touch gestures. ...
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Evince does not go to the next occurance of a searched string

In Evince, I follow the following steps to search a string in the document: Press Ctrl-f Type the string Press Ctrl-g to go to the next occurrence. Evince gets stuck at the same page as I keep on ...
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What Happened to `Recent Files' Feature in Document Viewer (Evince)?

Most of the currently available applications provide a way to open the recently accessed files from it. In the previous versions of Document Viewer, I could see a list of recently opened files. ...