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Old 07-05-2006, 01:44 PM   #1
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Firefox browser closes when launching pdf

Suse 10

Whenever I click on a pdf file (either from browsing my file system or clicking on pdf link in the browser, Firefox crashes - all open instances of Firefox close.

As a workaround, I have to right-click on the file (if file explorer) and choose open with Adobe Acrobat. If there's a link to a pdf on the Internet, I have to right-click and choose Save link as - and then save the file locally.

Why can't firefox open a pdf file?

Old 07-05-2006, 02:09 PM   #2
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I had some odd issues with PDFs in Firefox on my XP system. It didn't do searches properly for one thing. However after updating my adobe to 7.x it cleared up all issues. Not sure if there is a 7.x for your distro but if so you might want to try it and see if it helps.
Old 07-06-2006, 08:40 AM   #3
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found my answer here


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