[NBLUG/talk] Installing Adobe Reader in Netscape
todd at aristesoftware.com
Fri May 14 08:27:34 PDT 2004
I had put the "so:" file into the incorrect directory...one up from the
plugins....oh well, maybe today will be different :-) !
Troy Arnold wrote:
>On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 06:13:55AM -0700, Todd Cary wrote:
>>I have downloaded the Adobe Reader for Linux and have it working, but I
>>cannot get it to work as a plug-in with Netscape/Mozilla. Does anyone
>>have experience with this?
>Yeah, you should just need a symlink to the plugin from your browsers
>plugin dir. I happened to do mine system wide:
>ln -s /usr/lib/Acrobat5/Browsers/intellinux/nppdf.so
>But you can also set up a symlink in your personal browser plugins dir
>which should be somewhere under your home dir. mozilla et al may still
>look in ~/.netscape/plugins. I'm not sure.
>Also, xpdf is a pretty good, fast pdf reader. It doesn't work as a
>plugin, but can easily be set up to work as a helper app. In most cases
>I prefer it to Acrobat.
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