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I have qBittorent installed on my system Ubuntu 14.04. When going to my DATA partition which is NTFS. When trying to open the pdf I get this:

Failed to load the torrent: /media/justin/DATA/Documents/eBooks/calculus/
James Stewart-Calculus, 7th Edition  -Cengage Learning (2011).pdf.
Error: metadata too large

I don't know what this means and it does not let me open the pdf files even if I copy them to my Home folder. What should I do to open my pdf files?

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    A pdf file is not a torrent file. Usually torrent files have the extension .torrent. Please try to open your pdf file with evince, evince "/path/filename.pdf" or open evince and use its own file browser to find the file. – sudodus Oct 1 '17 at 14:54
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    Yes that way it works as expected. Should I just reassign the file association? – Jinzu Oct 1 '17 at 14:56
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    That is a good idea :-) – sudodus Oct 1 '17 at 14:57
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For some reason qBittorent became the default program to open pdf files. Just reassign the file association with evince.

In order to do this:

  1. RIght click file then select properties
  2. Choose "open with" tab For default application
  3. Select document viewer and click "set as default"
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Why are you trying to open pdf file in qBittorent? As I know qBittorent is not a pdf reader. I suggest you to use pdf reader as Foxit Reader to open pdf files or the default one which is already installed in your Linux System.

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