Tag Archives: pdf

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.

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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.

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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 … Continue reading

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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.

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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…

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