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Re: Link mozplugger to IceCat

From: Luis Alberto
Subject: Re: Link mozplugger to IceCat
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2008 10:44:25 -0500

On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 1:29 AM, Giuseppe Scrivano <address@hidden> wrote:

create a symbolic link to the file: /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/mozplugger.so
in the IceCat plugins/ directory.  It should do the job.

Oh, it works so nicely!  :')
Now i really feel free from Adobe imposition on PDF files over the net

Thanks for the advice, and effort on IceCat


2008/10/3 Luis Alberto <address@hidden>:
> Hi!
> I would like to ask you about mozplugger.
> I'm not sure how does this work but, i can recall that in previous times,
> every time i wanted to open a PDF file it showed me the Option to download
> or Open with Evince, but now days many websites ask you to install the
> "missing plugins" (Adobe Acrobat), an embedded pdf file,  and there isn't a
> download option.
> So searching on the net, i read about mozplugger, that uses envice, and
> other programs as plugins, i was wondering if this could work on this case.
> I think that it may work, but installing and
> using
> $ sudo apt-get install mozplugger
> $ sudo gedit /etc/mozpluggerrc
> and edit the pdf part to this:
> application/pdf:pdf:PDF file
> application/x-pdf:pdf:PDF file
> text/pdf:pdf:PDF file
> text/x-pdf:pdf:PDF file
>     repeat noisy swallow(evince) fill: evince "$file"
>     repeat noisy swallow(kpdf) fill: kpdf "$file"
>     repeat noisy swallow(Xpdf) fill: xpdf -g +9000+9000 "$file"
>     GV()
> (what seems to bee the correct config)
> Looking at
> /home/ark/.gnuzilla/icecat/9x6lhvfg.default/pluginreg.dat
> it only shows gnash as a plugging, no sight of mozplugger(rc) nowhere
> Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance by the way, i'm still stick with 3.0.1-g1
> Amazing work releasing 3.0.3-g1 ;)
> --
> Luis A. Guzmán García
> --
> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org

Luis A. Guzmán García

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