Firefox: disable the built-in PDF viewer

When the built-in PDF viewer arrived for Firefox, I was quite excited. However, I have to admit that it does not always work well. Sometimes fonts look weird and pictures distorted. Read the rest of this entry »

Converting html

I need to convert a simple webpage to PDF and picture format. Usually, I would just take a screenshot, however it is too big. I searched and I found a nice little tool, called wkhtmltopdf. Read the rest of this entry »

Tumbler: disabling ODF and PDF

Since XFCE 4.10, Thunar does not display thumbnails for some PDF files. There was a short discussion on LQ started by me, but I did not find a solution. Anyway, it annoys me, so I would prefer to have no thumbnails for PDF files rather than that. Also, I do not like to have thumbnails for ODF files. So, what to do? Read the rest of this entry »

64bit Seamonkey and 32bit Adobe Reader

I needed to fill a form that required Adobe Reader. So, I made my Slackware64 13.37 system multilib, following AlienBob’s instructions. Then, I installed xulrunner and adobe-reader from SBo and did the necessary to make adobe-reader use my GTK+ theme. Read the rest of this entry »

Firefox PDF Viewer plugin

In Slackware64, even if the system is converted to multilib and Adobe Reader runs fine, there will still be problems for it to integrate into Firefox. A 64bit Firefox and 32bit Acrobat apparently do not work nicely together… Read the rest of this entry »