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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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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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How to fill out the forms and save the inputs in this tax report pdf file

I am filing tax report for Maryland state using Form 502. If I use evince 2.32.0 using poppler/cairo (0.14.3), it will recognize the forms and no way I can fill in anything. If I use Adobe Reader 9, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Is there a way to enable smooth scrolling for PDFs?

There is one small issue with Ubuntu that is driving me crazy. Smooth scrolling when reading documents PDF's isn't smooth. I was using evince to read PDF's bigger books 200+ pages. The slightest ...
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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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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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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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'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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How to open the same document in evince/gedit multiple times?

I want to open a pdf file multiple times with evince. I want to do this to be able to look at different sections of the same file at the same time. Everytime I try to open the file again, it only ...
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Strange GTK3 issue with Audacious and Evince (Document Viewer)

I find that, in some GTK3 apps such as Audacious and Evince (Document Viewer), parts of the UI are pure black, which looks ugly and out-of-place. It is not intentional, as the screenshots on both ...
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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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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 to improve evince font smoothing?

I'm wondering if it is possible to change evince font rendering and make it render fonts like Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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Evince won't save files, says “Permission denied”

If I go into evince's save dialog, go to /home/username/Documents, in my home directory, and try to create a new directory (e.g. foo), the operation fails. Evince says: Could not create directory ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How can I open pdfs in firefox using evince (not acrobat)?

I already installed mozplugger sudo apt-get install mozplugger Then I changed the pdf part of /etc/mozpluggerrc into the following: application/pdf:pdf:PDF file application/x-pdf:pdf:PDF file ...
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Can not save PDF file with inputs, error message “Document is encrypted”

I have inserted inputs to a form given as a PDF file. Using Evince document viewer 3.2.1 on Ubuntu 11.10, there is no problem with inserting inputs to the form and to print the result. But it is not ...
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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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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 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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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 ...