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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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Why does fixing evince annotations take so long? [closed]

More than 3.5 years on from the original bug report, I still can't delete/move/change colour of the Evince annotations (not speaking about text highlighting, etc). This question has been asked in 2012 ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Permanent custom keyboard shortcuts for Evince (Document Viewer)

I am using the Ubuntu document viever Evince. Lately, I found out how to add custom keyboard shortcuts for the program. I was searching for a way to add a shortcut e.g. for View / Best fit (also ...
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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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How can I reenable the back button in Evince on Ubuntu 13.10?

Cannot find the back button in Evince 3.10.0, Ubuntu 13.10. There used to be a back button which can be added to the menu bar. It simply offers the ability to jump back from url in the pdf. Now its ...
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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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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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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 show all searched results in pdf in a glance?

In evince, when searching some text in a pdf file, the result will be displayed one by one by hitting "next" or "previous" button. I wonder if it is possible to glance at once all found results with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...