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A free and lightweight PDF reader for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

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How to uninstall Foxit Reader from Ubuntu 18.04?

Foxit Reader is installed in the folder /home/igor/opt/foxitsoftware/foxitreader. There is an Uninstaller, but it doesn't work. Foxit cannot be found in dpkg --list or Synaptic. Terminal cannot remove ...
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How to configure ranger to open pdf files with Foxit Reader

I've made an alias to the program in my .bashrc file as can be seen below: alias foxitreader="/home/username/opt/foxitsoftware/foxitreader/FoxitReader" And I've made the following entry in my rifle....
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Foxit Reader does not align to left/ right half Ubuntu 18.04

Generally pressing window + left/right moves an application such that it takes up the left half or the right half of the window. However Foxit Reader does not move. Is there any way to fix this ...
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Foxit Reader not opening Ubuntu 18.04

Recently the issue has occurred where launching Foxit Reader does not open an active window on the desktop. Launching it from its .desktop file shows the icon appearing on the Unity bar with an orange ...
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Foxit Reader on Ubuntu Mate 18.04

So, "Foxit Reader on Ubuntu Mate 18.04." Downloaded. Installed. Reported so by Mate Terminal. I can find Foxit as some fancy pictures in programs. But I cannot open any PDF book by Foxit as default. (...
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Ubuntu 18.04: FoxitReader eats up all storage

I installed FoxitReader via http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2015/09/install-foxit-reader-in-ubuntu/. Unfortunately when I start the application I can see that my free storage just drops like ...
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Foxit Reader doesn't take focus on opening a file in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I'm using Foxit Reader as my default pdf reader in Ubuntu 18.04. However, if I open a pdf from file explorer, the pdf will be opened in Foxit Reader in background. I need to manually switch to Foxit ...
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Foxit Reader uses 30% CPU unless run as root? [closed]

I downloaded Foxit Reader (64bit: https://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf-reader/) and installed it but ran into a problem. I had to switch from Wayland (Gnome vanilla) to Xorg to install it but when I run ...
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I am trying to view a PDF created by AutoCAD LT; for some reason it shows with a "comment box" around all of the text elements. I have a PDF with hundreds of little boxes that cannot be moved or ...
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Are there any PDF viewing software that allows split view?

I'm on 16.04 and would like to view two different sections of the same PDF in the same window. I know it is possible to open several instances of PDF viewer but that's rather annoying. I've tried ...
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how to open PDF file at specific page in the terminal?

I am trying to open a .pdf file with FoxitReader from the terminal. The following works on the terminal: /opt/foxitsoftware/foxitreader/FoxitReader "Document.pdf" But this doesn't: /opt/...
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Foxid Reader for Ubuntu opens all file types, file type association bug?

I use Foxid Reader for Ubuntu, but there is a bug where all file types get opened with it. The file type association is linked to any existing extension. It is really annoying to have to unset every ...
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Install Foxit Reader on Ubuntu 16.04: Installation does not start

I tried to install Foxit Reader on Ubuntu 16.04, 64bit. I followed these instructions. However, the installation does not start and the progression is blocked at 0%. Can someone help me?
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Removing highlight in Foxit Reader after saving the document

I just installed Foxit Reader 2.4.1. To test the highlight function, I opened a pdf, highlighted some text, saved it, closed it and re-opened it. Now I can see the highlight, but I can't figure out ...
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Trying to install Foxit Reader 2.4.1 on 16.04 - message cannot execute binary file

Using the instructions on "https://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf-reader/" I downloaded the software and followed the instructions. On the last step I got message: " cannot execute binary file: Exec ...
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Fancy bookmarks in pdf readers [duplicate]

Foxit reader allows you to create new bookmarks and also set style properties With Evince, you can view bookmarks without style, you can't create new ones With Adobe Reader 9, you can view long ...
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Foxit Reader Problems

I have two question Why does this message "error:unexpected character, row:80, col:5" appear each time that I try to open a PDF with FOXIT READER (last version)?? I have on my computer UBUNTU 16.04. ...
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Install Foxitreader 2 for all users

I have downloaded FoxitReader2.2.1025_Server_x64_enu_Setup.run.tar.gz. When I extract it and execute it it tries to install in my user's home directory. I believe that way it is not accessible by ...
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Increase GUI font size of Foxit Reader

I'm using foxit reader on Ubuntu 16.04, but the font size for menus, toolbar, etc. is so incredibly small that I have to actually move closer and squint to read it. In the preferences, there is a ...
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Foxit reader does not work on my user specifically

I have been using Foxit PDF reader with no problems till I tried to run it now then it failed. I don't know what is going on ! I tried to run it using the terminal, it gives me this error terminate ...
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How can I uninstall Foxit Reader from 16.04?

I installed it using the .deb package from their website and I've turned the internet upside down looking for a way to do so and nothing works, terminal doesn't recognize 'foxitreader' and when I use ...
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A tabbed PDF reader that saves and restores the last session?

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS, and I'm searching for a PDF reader with tabs, and one that will save my sessions upon closing and re-opening. Foxit Reader on Windows does this--if you close the program and ...
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Foxit Reader | Unable to find snapshot tool

I just discovered that the awesome Foxit Reader is available for Ubuntu :D. I also discovered that the very handy snapshot tool is NOT in the Ubuntu version :(. ALthough the manual refers to the tool ...
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Foxit icon picture is missing from Dashboard

I installed Foxit Reader from the Foxi web page. Hear is the link of the Foxi reader. I have a problem, the icon in ubuntu dashboard is there but the picture is missing. When I first installed the ...