Problem seeing PDF files with firefox

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Wed Nov 2 07:02:56 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 01:34, Matthew Saltzman <mjs at> wrote:
> AH, thank you.  I've been wondering about this.
> The association for PDF was "Always ask", but it always attempted to use
> mozplugger.  The mozplugger option is the one that attempts to open the
> PDF in a new window in the browser, and that's the one that fails,
> usually showing a blank page (except the first time I use it after
> starting a session, sometimes).  Choosing evince always opens the PDF in
> a separate evince app.  That's a passable workaround, but having
> mozplugger work would be kind of nice...

Are you sure that the plugin is not disabled (maybe being disabled
sometime after the first is opened)?

Dotan Cohen

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