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A more complete PDF reader for Puppy Linux?
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AlexC

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PostPosted: Thu 15 Sep 2011, 19:28    Post_subject:  A more complete PDF reader for Puppy Linux?  

Hello,
Is there a PDF reader that allows underlining, highlighting, inserting notes, bookmarks, etc that runs fine in Puppy?

I’m used to Okular but I don´t find it in Puppy Package Manager ... maybe I need to add a new repository?

Thanks!

(I tried Foxit but: i was unable to make it the default reader; the application crashes when i open a PDF through "Open>File"; looking to the menus, this version of Foxit seems to be just a basic reader without any of the functions above)
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PaulBx1

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PostPosted: Sat 17 Sep 2011, 16:17    Post_subject:  

If you have lupu you have access to the ubuntu repositories. There must be something in them that does what you want, eh?
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pemasu


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PostPosted: Sat 17 Sep 2011, 17:27    Post_subject:  

Here is good one. I dont know if it do anything what you wanted, but for my needs, this one has been enough.
evince-2.30.3-i386.pet
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muggins

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PostPosted: Sun 18 Sep 2011, 03:21    Post_subject:  

How about PDFescape browser extension?

http://www.pdfescape.com/
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PostPosted: Sun 18 Sep 2011, 08:29    Post_subject:  

muggins wrote:
How about PDFescape browser extension?

http://www.pdfescape.com/

PDFescape Requirements:
    * A Web Browser with JavaScript Enabled
    * Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome, & Opera Compatible
    Firefox 2+ | Safari 2+ | Chrome | Opera 9.5+
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ocpaul20

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PostPosted: Tue 20 Sep 2011, 07:27    Post_subject:  

I have always used Foxit on the dreaded windows machine, and apparently there is a Linux version too now. Still have not got around to trying it though.
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disciple

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PostPosted: Tue 20 Sep 2011, 22:17    Post_subject:  

The Linux Foxitreader does a lot less. It is pretty similar to ePDFview. The Windows version has traditionally run well on Linux using wine... but you might be better off using Okular. What version of Puppy are you using?
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AlexC

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PostPosted: Tue 20 Sep 2011, 22:59    Post_subject:  

Thanks for your replies! From the suggestions presented only Okular provides what i need... I was able to install, but not to run without problems. I´ll probably install Wine and PDF-XChange Viewer.
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disciple

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PostPosted: Wed 21 Sep 2011, 02:01    Post_subject:  

You might also want to check out Xournal (available on this forum, although I'm not sure if it is the latest) or the patch which adds annotation capability to xpdf http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/portsntools.html
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muggins

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PostPosted: Wed 21 Sep 2011, 04:59    Post_subject:  

This article, here, mentions editing pdfs using Inkscape & OpenOffice.

While I haven't tried Inkscape, I've had some success with OOffice, using the PDF import extension.

( I say some success because not all pdfs I've tried have saved properly)
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jamesbond

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PostPosted: Wed 21 Sep 2011, 05:21    Post_subject:  

muggins wrote:
How about PDFescape browser extension?

http://www.pdfescape.com/
While I applaud that pdfescape does, I don't want to be sending every PDF I read to pdfescape.com Very Happy
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muggins

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PostPosted: Wed 21 Sep 2011, 05:30    Post_subject:  

There's always pdfedit of course.
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joaomcteixeira

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PostPosted: Mon 27 Jan 2014, 11:34    Post_subject:  

Hi there,

I tried the evince*.pet posted in Precise 5.7.1 and is not working,

Code:
# evince Bulletin_6040A.pdf

(evince:25868): EvinceDocument-WARNING **: /usr/lib/evince/2/backends/libpdfdocument.so: undefined symbol: poppler_page_get_thumbnail_pixbuf

(evince:25868): EvinceDocument-WARNING **: Cannot load backend 'pdfdocument' since file '/usr/lib/evince/2/backends/libpdfdocument.so' cannot be read.

(evince:25868): EvinceDocument-WARNING **: /usr/lib/evince/2/backends/libpdfdocument.so: undefined symbol: poppler_page_get_thumbnail_pixbuf

(evince:25868): EvinceDocument-WARNING **: Cannot load backend 'pdfdocument' since file '/usr/lib/evince/2/backends/libpdfdocument.so' cannot be read.

** (evince:25868): WARNING **: Setting attribute metadata::evince::sidebar_visibility not supported
#


The library is there but it can't read it... Sad any clues?

All the best guys!
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watchdog

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PostPosted: Mon 27 Jan 2014, 12:47    Post_subject:  

I use Master PDF Editor:

http://code-industry.net/free-pdf-editor.php

It needs qt4 libraries:

http://smokey01.com/pemasu/pet_packages-exprimo/qt-4.8.0-basic-with-qtwebkit-dpup.pet

(tested in wary)

or:

http://www.4shared.com/file/Fs1zcssq/qt-471.html

(tested in wary, puppy 4 series and recent puppies)

or:

http://smokey01.com/pemasu/pet_packages-upup/qt-4.8.2.sfs

(only in recent puppies).
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ozsouth

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PostPosted: Wed 16 Apr 2014, 18:52    Post_subject: Evince - missing libs link  

If you guys are still interested, this link may help:

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=93224
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