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Old 09-06-2005, 08:33 AM   #1
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Question Can't find Xpdf??

hi guys,

i have the Xpdf installed in Synaptic, but i can't find it anywhere??

Where is it located??
Old 09-06-2005, 08:41 AM   #2
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try running it from a terminal, gnome is pretty poor i find when it comes to putting icons on the main menu. Or if u need it on the main menu try getting smeg (gnome menu editor) or adding a launcher to one of your panels.

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Old 09-06-2005, 08:49 AM   #3
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try this

Try right-click on desktop/link to application/usr/bin and look in there.

That's the way i do it in Kubuntu and i guess it's similar for Ubuntu.

Also, to add to the menu (again in Kubuntu) right click the start menu and use the menu editor.

Have you also tried going here:-

download and run the .zip. This (amongst other things) will install Acrobat Reader.
Old 09-06-2005, 10:28 AM   #4
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I noticed that sometimes, newly installed applications don't show in the appropriate menu section. Instead they appear in 'Lost & found'. That's where I first found my xpdf.


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