[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#626250: "missing plugin" error trying to view some PDFs
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Wed May 11 16:02:58 UTC 2011
Il giorno Wed, 11 May 2011 10:20:51 -0500
Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder at gmail.com> ha scritto:
> Ah, so it is probably acroread that allowed you to view it in
> iceweasel. Judging from AdobeReader_ita-8.1.7-1.i386.deb it installs
> the plugin under ~/.mozilla/plugins, which based on
> webkit/plugins/npapi/plugin_list_posix.cc I would imagine that
> chromium does look at.
> When acroread is installed, does it should up in your about:plugins?
root at paperino:~# dpkg -l acroread
ii acroread 9.4.2-0.0 Adobe Acrobat
Reader: Portable Document Format file viewer
about:plugins on chromium
about:plugins on iceweasel
shows both mozplugger and acroread and in /etc/mozpluggerrc i can see
the following lines:
repeat noisy swallow(Xpdf) fill needs_xembed: xpdf -g +9000+9000 "$file"
repeat noisy swallow(okular) fill needs_xembed: okular "$file"
repeat noisy swallow(epdfview) fill needs_xembed: epdfview "$file"
repeat noisy swallow(evince) fill needs_xembed: evince "$file"
and in fact:
looking at the above, if i'm not mistaken, mozplugger acts just like a
i wonder how could it handle the pdf files when i uninstalled
epdfview, acroread and gv!!!!
> (By the way, thanks for the pointer to epdfview! I had been waiting
> to find something like that.)
well, it's much lighter than acroread and it's the heir of Xpdf (which
i've used for ten years!)
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