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(solved) Re: which program do you recommend to read pdf file




Thank Gene Heskett, Celejar, Celejar and Ben Finney

i've just installed evince
but i won't abandon acrobat reader
because i don't need advanced and latest feature

Thank Charlie Gibbs <cgibbs@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
but i'm afraid xpdf is too old


On Thursday, May 10, 2018, 10:17:49 AM GMT+8, Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


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
me, yet.


> You can start with that; I have never needed anything else for PDF
> since I started using Evince :-)




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