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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. ...
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can I get the document viewer Evince in Windows [closed]

I want to get document viewer of Ubuntu working in Windows 7, is there any way to do it? If yes then please guide me through that.
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Why do PDFs with forms create black bars on some pages?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I've been working with PDFs with forms, and recently I've had some issues with a set of character sheets for D&D; they come with forms so that you can save your character ...
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Evince performance (Hint: slow)

Is it normal that Evince is really slow with pdf documents with pictures and larger than 10 Mb? Instead of loading the whole document and then being able to scroll fast I always get slow ...
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Why won't .pdf files containing transparent elements print correctly?

I have recently encountered a problem printing .pdf files containing transparent elements. I first noticed it when printing a document created with LaTeX that included embedded .png images with alpha ...
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Can't show CBR pages

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to open some CBR files. First I tried with evince. While I was using Ubuntu 13.10 at different installation I can open with evince. After trying with evince, I ...
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is there any way to put notes on pdf in evince?

I am looking for any way to put some comments on the pdf which I open that by the the evince . Is there any way to that?
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Evince: error while loading shared libraries: Permission denied

While opening a PDF, I get a permission denied error, while ROOT. root@brix:~# evince *.pdf evince: error while loading shared libraries: libz.so.1: failed to map segment from shared object: ...
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better search feature in pdf

I want to search a word like fooonetwo in one pdf. So the point is I do not know the real ward is foo_one_two or foo.one.two or foo-one-two or foo-one_two! or ... . Or better to say I want to search ...
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How to improve fonts displayed in evince?

note this is probably a duplicate, in fact I'm sure it must be a duplicate, but I can't find it anywhere. There are questions about font rendering or incorrect fonts in evince, but as far as I can ...
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Annotating PDFs in Evince and then viewing the output in Acrobat / Adobe products

As I don't use Windows whatsoever and have been a big fan of Evince for some time, I was really happy to learn that Evince now supports the addition of annotations (even if it doesn't support the ...
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forward slash to search in evince removed with upgrade to 14.04

It used to be the case (pre 14.04) that one could search a PDF with the forward slash, then cycle through the results with F3. Seemingly now that has been removed - I can only manage to search with ...
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Is there a pdf reader allowing me to change background color of (arXiv) pdfs?

Its quite common that one wishes or has to read lots of PDF files which are intended to be printed, but since one would read them only once, and one wishes to save some trees, one reads them on ...
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Missing characters in Evince [closed]

Using Document Viewer (Evince) v3.10.3 I have noticed that my documents appear to be missing letters periodically, particularly the combination 'fi'. If this is present in a document, it appears as ...
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come back to my pervios point in PDF [duplicate]

suppose you reading a PDF with document viewer now you want to search a word in PDF you press CTRL + F search your word.the list appear you click on one of them see the passage . So now you want to ...
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How can I programmatically determine which files are currently open in evince?

I have opened a PDF file with the document viewer from the GUI. Is there any way to get the path of this file in a terminal/script?
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'Go to page' keyboard shortcut in Evince 3.10.3?

I can't seem to find the keyboard shortcut that allows me to select the page number. What is it? Or if it doesn't exist, how can I add one? I'm using Evince 3.10.3 on Ubuntu 14.04.
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Natural scrolling doesn't work in evince

I have enabled the Reversed scrolling option in the Mouse and Touchpad section of the Settings app. Natural scrolling is thus enabled everywhere in the system, with evince being the only exception. ...
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Page borders gone in evince after 14.04 upgrade

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, the thin black borders that appear around pages in evince have disappeared. Now, when I'm reading a pdf file in evince, the pages appear white against a background ...
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Cannot print PDF to printer using Document Viewer in Ubuntu 12.04

I have been printing PDF documents using Document Viewer for several years. Recently, there was a series of updates from Ubuntu and now I can no longer print PDF documents. I have two wireless HP ...
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How can I make all applications use Nemo's file selection dialog instead of Nautilus?

I switched to nemo a long time ago, because I think it's superior to nautilus in many ways. One small thing bothers me however: Whenever I want to open a document in gedit (or evince, but I'm sure ...
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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 ...