Re: which program do you recommend to read pdf file
- Date: Wed, 9 May 2018 22:17:19 -0400
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: which program do you recommend to read pdf file
On Wednesday 09 May 2018 21:58:12 Ben Finney wrote:
> Long Wind <longwind2@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > but my acrobat reader in stretch is painfully slow in displaying
> > them
> Acrobat Reader is non-free software, which means the GNU+Linux
> community cannot do anything to improve that software.
> What's more, even Adobe is no longer supporting that program on
> GNU+Linux <URL:https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2273757>. So whatever
> problems it has, will likely remain and get worse over time.
> So I am not too surprised that it performs badly :-)
> > which program can you recommend? Thanks!
> The catalogue at <URL:https://pdfreaders.org/> can be useful.
> The Evince viewer <URL:https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evince> is clean
> and nice to use, and in the GNOME desktop environment, Evince is the
> default Document Viewer program for PDF and many other formats.
There are some pdf's that evince can't print, but okular hasn't failed
> You can start with that; I have never needed anything else for PDF
> since I started using Evince :-)
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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