How to make adobe default pdf reader in firefox/thunderbird

Rey Cruz crxtasy_13 at sbcglobal.net
Wed Aug 10 10:17:41 UTC 2005


On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 13:10 -1000, Ping-Wu Zhang wrote:
> I went to Firefox -> Edit -> Preference -> Download -> File Type to
> try to make Adobe Acroread 7.0 as my default pdf reader, but the
> dialog windows were greyed out.
> 
> How do I make adobe my default pdf reader in firefox/thunderbird? Thanks
> 
Adobe has a plugin for Firefox. 

cd /usr/local/Adobe/Acrobat7.0/Browser
./install_browser_plugin

If you get confused check
out: /usr/local/Adobe/Acrobat7.0/Browser/Browser_Plugin_HowTo.txt

Rey Cruz




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