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ubuntu 16.04 snappy core and opening pdf files

Is it possible to have all pdf files open in a snappy core project / application to prevent infection of the main machine OS? If so how? PDf files are increasingly being infected with some type of ...
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highlighting pdf using evince?

I use evince a lot and I have tried other alternatives I just love the smoothness of it. I am finding the necessity to highlight text recently is it possible to do it in evince?
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How to delete an annotation in Evince?

I have discovered with great surprise that Evince 2.32.0 allows for annotations on a PDF. To my dismay however, I have found no means to delete annotations (no button, no menu, no right-click-menu, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to print PDF correctly

When I try to print a PDF, it prints, but the first page has weird symbols replacing some of the letters (notice that the symbols look similar to the letters that should be there): The second page ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Evince ignores page margins when printing

I'd like to print a PDF with custom page margin settings. So I opened the PDF with Evince (standard document viewer) and added a new page size in the print dialog: It has a bigger margin on the ...
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How can I validate a pdf's digital signature with evince?

A while ago I received a PDF file that was digitally signed. The Document Viewer (Evince) shows me that the digital signature was not validated. How do I add the file's digital signature to evince ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to set default zoom in evince?

I really love how evince works but this little thing making me annoy so much.When i select a title or a subtitle from the content menu it shifts the zoom and I'am going crazy.On windows it was just ...
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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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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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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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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 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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How can I install the latest version of 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 ...