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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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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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How to change pdf background color in evince?

White background color is harm to eyes. How to change pdf background color in evince? Now I use evince 3.4.0 in ubuntu 12.04 x64.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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How can I print in black and white in Evince?

What option should I select in the (Evince) print dialog to print in black and white using only the (cheaper) black ink cartridge - not black as a composite of other colours? The options I see in the ...
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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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Getting the word count of a pdf document in Evince

Is there any way I can get the word count of a PDF document that I'm viewing in Evince, Ubuntu's default pdf viewer? I'm able to convert the documents to text files and get the word count from the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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How to scroll in any direction with evince PDF viewer using mouse dragging

When viewing large PDFs with small print where one has to zoom in to be able to read even on fullscreen, it would be nice to be able to move the 'paper' with the drag of the mouse (hand cursor type). ...
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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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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?