On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 08:17:04PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote: > On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 10:15:58PM -0500, parv wrote: > > in message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, > > wrote Alex de Kruijff thusly... > > > > > > On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 02:45:01PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote: > > > > > > > > People, > > > > > > > > Setting up netscape to use realplayer and acroread took > > > > awhile but I finally got it. I've been using mozilla > > > > more and more, but still haven't figured out howto get > > > > it to successfully spawn acroread. > > > > > > The online FreeBSD handbook has a chapter about brouwsers. I think it > > > also contains how to do this. > > > > Acroread comes up as desired in mozilla 1.5b & netscape navigator > > 4.8 when... > > > > - in ~/.mailcap i have... > > > > application/pdf; acroread %s > > > > [[ ... ]] > > Maybe I should reinstall and *hope*. I'm running > linux-mozilla-devel-1.5RC2. > > In my ~/.mailcap is:: > > ###application/pdf;/usr/local/bin/acroread %s > /dev/null 2>&1 > application/pdf;/usr/local/bin/acroread %s > > The reasn for the full pathname above is that when I > first tried to read a .pdf file, the ERROR was that > l-m-d couldn't find aacroread. >
Sorry for reposting atop my last post, but I just added the full pathname to the Helper Applications filetypes window. Now, no more errors, but acroread disappears almost instantly once the pdf file is saved to the Cache. I can use acroread to read the pdf file by-hand. Strange... . gary -- Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public service Unix _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"