Last modified on 13 September 2010, at 17:30

Sidux/Useable applications/PDF readers

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format created by Adobe Systems.


EvinceEdit

A default PDF installed application for sidux is Evince.
What you have to do to open any PDF document is choosing "Document Viewer" (Evince) from mouse menu
when you mark a PDF file in a file manager:
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The application has thumbs pre-view in left sidebar.
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Evince home page: http://www.gnome.org/projects/evince/
And on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evince


XpdfEdit

Next PDF viewer is Xpdf.
1. Install it:
apt-get install xpdf
2. Run it from: Menu-> Graphics-> xpdf.
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3. Or from mouse menu: Open with-> xpdf.
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Home page: http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/
And on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xpdf


Adobe ReaderEdit

Adobe Systems has it's own PDF reader for Linux.
Install it from repositories:
apt-get install acroread
Or download it from official web side: http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/ , choose Linux "deb" version
and install it:
dpkg -i AdbeRdr_version_i386_enu.deb
1. Run it from: Menu-> Office-> Adobe Reader 9.
2. Accept the licence.
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3. And open a PDF file-> Open icon.
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4. Or choose a file from mouse menu: Open with-> Adobe Reader 9.


Home page: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/
On Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Acrobat


OthersEdit

  1. KPDF: http://kpdf.kde.org/
  2. Okular: http://okular.kde.org/


More about PDF on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portable_Document_Format