[kde-linux] Adobe Reader 7 won't display in Firefox
RickFriedman at verizon.net
Wed Oct 26 12:55:50 UTC 2005
On Wed, 2005-10-26 at 00:07 -0700, Thomas Taylor wrote:
> For some reason I am unable to get a pdf document to display in Firefox. I
> downloaded the Reader 7 and installed it including the plugin for
> Mozilla/Firefox. Entering about:plugins in the url bar shows that the reader
> is there (nppdf.so) and all the modes are enabled.
> All I get is a blank screen. I can go to File > Save Page As and it saves as
> a pdf which I can open with the Reader program.
> The associations have been set in control center. I'm not sure where to go
> from here. Any suggestions?
I had this same problem on my Debian machine. It turned out that the
acroread binary wasn't in my path. Once I realized that, I created a
symlink in my path to acroread. Since then, Firefox displays pdf files
"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's
too dark to read." - Groucho Marx
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