John R. Sowden
jsowden at americansentry.net
Wed Apr 8 06:08:00 BST 2009
On Tuesday 07 April 2009 21:34:58 Boyd Stephen Smith Jr.
> In <200904072037.08734.jsowden at americansentry.net>,
John R. Sowden wrote:
> >I am unable to display a pdf file since I upgraded to suse
> >with kde 4.x. I read about problems with file associations,
> >found that pdf is associated with okular. It is also the
> >viewer in firefox, and when I run okular from the Alt-F2
> >command line, it executes. But it does not from kmail or
> >I get an error that says the 'helper' application is missing.
> No problems here on oS 11.1, KDE 4.2.2. Perhaps you
somehow got two okular
> binaries and the wrong one is being invoked or your
association is subtly
> wrong? Perhaps you could post the output of 'locate
okular' and provide
> more details about your MIME-type associations, including
where you are
> viewing them.
john at linux-q7ld:~> whereis locate
john at linux-q7ld:~> whereis okular
okular: /usr/bin/okular /usr/bin/X11/okular
john at linux-q7ld:~>
mime type associations ... uhhh
I went to system settings (via the AltF2), then advanced then
file associations, put pdf in the search box, opened the *.pdf
response, and saw okular in the lower box.
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