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  1. #1
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    Adobe Acrobat and RH 9

    I have downloaded and installed Adobe acrobat reader for Linux. I did so even though RH comes with the XPDF reader. I like adobe. I am still partial to the programs and utilities that I used in WINDOWS. Now that I have the Adobe reader installed I want it to be the DEFAULT application when PDF files are read. I think it might be in my bash.src file or somewhere but I am not sure.

    Thanks in Advance.

  2. #2
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    So have you already googled "linux file associations" ? If so what did you find?

    \"Keep your friends close and your enemies even closer\" from The Art of War by Sun Tzu\"

  3. #3
    I know when I installed Adobe Acrobat I couldn't get it to be the default application for PDF documents. The defaults seemed to stay with 2 programs that come with RH9 (XPDF and something else).

    I even tried to change the association but to no avail....

    I see this post hasn't been answered or replied to for that fact - so I thought I'd jump on the band-wagon.....


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    Think you're missing flw's point...
    \"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.\"
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  6. #5
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    But then you'd be directing people away from this site to other sites.

    Much better to answer and bask in that warm glow of oneness and smugness.

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    yeah but google is a person best friend when looking for quick answers
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  8. #7

    I did find one

    Though I'm curious as to what goes on with Linux RH9. Why does it do this?

    I have RH9 as a secondary boot on my work pc and solely on my home pc. They use the same builds, very similar hardware, yet sometimes very different results. (Basically, I use my work pc as a pre-emptive trial for what I'm going to do at home, to make sure I have all files etc)


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