acroread plugin in Firefox
freebsd at meijome.net
Mon Jul 16 10:18:38 UTC 2007
On Sun, 15 Jul 2007 18:28:16 -0500
Rick Voland <rpvoland at spamcop.net> wrote:
> I am unable to get PDF documents to open properly in Firefox since I
> updated to xorg 7.2 and linux_base-fc-4_10.
does Acrobat Reader work ok standalone?
what does actually happen when you click on a link to a .pdf ?
have you got any other application mapped to it?
have you got the link :
$ ls -l /usr
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 10 May 21 14:30 X11R6 -> /usr/local
have you registered the acroread plugin with nspluginwrapper ?
FWIW,it works fine here...
> 1) It was working before these updates.
> 2) Now, a PDF document tries to open in a Firefox webpage. gv opens
> fine, but is unable to parse the PDF, leaving a completely blank page
> with a link on the left for each page, but each page is blank.
> 3) I'm using:
> 4) I made links in /usr/local/lib/browser_plugins to the plugins (new
> locations), and pointed /usr/local/lib/browser_linux_plugins and
> /usr/local/lib/linux-mozilla to this main folder.
> 5) It was working fine with linuxpluginwrapper before the update, but
> not after the update. So, I uninstalled linuxpluginwrapper and replaced
> it with nspluginwrapper.
> 6) Firefox writes some complaints to the console about acroread7,
> linuxflash7, and realplayer, but linuxflash7 and realplayer both work
> fine now.
> 7) The acroread plugin appears in the list when I type "about:plugins"
> into firefox.
> 8) The acroread plugin works properly if I move npplugger.so to
> npplugger.so.off. So, maybe this issue has to do with plugger. I use
> the default /usr/local/etc/pluggerrc-5.1.3.
> 9) There were no improvements when I added a link acroread7 -> acroread
> , nor when I changed pluggerrc-5.1.3 to indicate acroread instead of
> acroread7 .
> 10) All ports are up to date as of July 14.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> rpvoland at spamcop.net
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