Dean S. Messing [[email protected]] wrote: > > Thad Nielsen writes: > : Dean S. Messing [[email protected]] wrote: > : > > : > Thad Nielsen writes: > : > : Dean S. Messing [[email protected]] wrote: > : > : > > : > : > I'm unable to get Adobe `acroread' to run within Mozilla. > : > : > Would someone who knows give me some pointers please? > : > : > > : <snip> > : > : > Yet when I try to view a .pdf from w/in mozilla, I get nothing. On a > : > : > large .pdf, I can see mozilla taking time to read the file in, but > : > : > then I just get a blank mozilla window. acroread is not being started > : > : > at all. > : <snip> > : > : > : > : Dean, I also run an uptodate FC5 with selinux disabled. I am running > : > : mozilla 1.7.13-1.1.fc5 and AdobeReader_enu 7.05.-1 from Adobe itself. > : > : I have no trouble opening PDF files from within mozilla. Sorry that I > : > : know nothing of the Dries repository. You might examine your > : > : /var/log/messages file for any helpful error messages. You might try > : > : Xpdf on the same PDF files that give you trouble in Adobe Reader. You > : > : might replace your Adobe Reader with the one at adobe.com. Hope some > : > : of this is helpful to you. > : > : > : > > : <snip> > : > > : > I am running the same version of mozilla as you. > : > I think this is the same acroread as well but if needed > : > I'll de-install it and go tothe one from Adobe. > : > > : > However, acroread itself is working fine. I have invoked it > : > on several .pdf files from the commandline, including ones I downloaded > : > from the Web that mozilla/acroread would not show. > : > > : > Question: Do you also have "mozilla-acroread" installed? > : > > : > It provides "/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/nppdf.so" so if you don't > : > then there is a major difference between you and me. > : > > : > Also: does your acroread run within the mozilla windeow itself > : > or does acroread start up "on the side" in its own window. > : > > : > : Dean, I do NOT have mozilla-acroread, so that is different. I also do > : not have the Fedora version of Adobe Reader but the Adobe version. > : The Adobe Reader on my system is called from mozilla when mozilla > : encounters a PDF file and Adobe Reader opens in its own window. Hope > : this is helpful. > > Thanks Thad. That is very helpful, indeed. I understand > you don't have the fedora version of acroread, but at this > point I don't think it is relevant since acroread on my system > works perfectly from the commandline. > > Might I ask you to for some system info from your machine? > > What is the output of > > #locate nppdf.so > > Next, what is the output of > > #rpm -q mozplugger > > If you have mozplugger installed, would you kindly look in > /etc/mozpluggerrc, and search on "pdf" and include the stanza > in which it occurs. Please do the same for "acroread". Both > shd. be case-insensative searches. Thanks! > > >From mine /etc/mozpluggerrc I get for these searches: > > "pdf": > > > application/pdf:pdf:PDF file > application/x-pdf:pdf:PDF file > text/pdf:pdf:PDF file > text/x-pdf:pdf:PDF file > ACROREAD() > repeat noisy swallow(evince) fill: evince "$file" > repeat noisy swallow(kpdf) fill: kpdf "$file" > repeat noisy swallow(Xpdf) fill: xpdf -g +9000+9000 "$file" > GV() > > > "acroread": > > > ### Acrobat Reader > > define(ACROREAD_OPTS,[-geometry +9000+9000 -tempFileTitle acroread]) > define(ACROREAD_FLAGS,[repeat swallow(acroread) fill]) > ifelse(esyscmd([acroread -helpall | grep openInNewWindow]),,[ > define(ACROREAD,[ACROREAD_FLAGS(): acroread ACROREAD_OPTS() +useFrontEndProgram "$file"]) > ],[ > define(ACROREAD,[ACROREAD_FLAGS(): acroread ACROREAD_OPTS() -openInNewWindow "$file"]) > ]) > > > I hope from yours I can figure something out (not knowing what > on earth this above lines really mean) :-) > > Dean > > P.S. Anyone else tracking this thread and who can explain the above > will have my gratitude if you can debug my problem. :-) > Dean, I think Aaron's reply will probably prove helpful to you. But to respond to your request: /usr/local/Adobe/Acrobat7.0/Browser/intellinux/nppdf.so package mozplugger is not installed. Apparently I get these emails some time after everyone else. But I wish you well and that you can soon resolve your problem. T.