evince problem (doesn't remember defaults)

Marco Guazzone marco.guazzone at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 09:14:08 UTC 2010

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 11:06 AM, Danny Yee <bookreviewer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Upgrading from F12 to F13 was really smooth, but there a couple of
> very annoying regressions.
> Every time I open a PDF using evince (document viewer), I get a small
> window in the top left of my screen, which I have to resize to be
> usable.  It's also set to "best width" instead of "best fit", so I
> have to change that as well.  My new settings aren't remembered for
> the next invocation of evince.  A zero length file is being created in
> ~/.gnome2/evince/last_settings.
> Any advice on how to fix this?  I'm not running GNOME or KDE - I'm
> using a lightweight stand-alone window-manager (9wm).


I have a similar problem: every time evince starts, it does with a
large window (which cover my wm panel bar) which I have to resize.

I'm running F13 with openbox (and with gnome-settings-daemon running
in background).

Under F12 had no problem.

Any help would be very appreciated.


-- Marco

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