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i use chromium 5.0.375.70 (on ubuntu 10.04) and it cannot open the PDFs in browser window, it always makes me save them. is there a solution to this? (i do not want to use google docs to view, just my default viewer which is evince)

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you should install mozplugger. after that restart the browser and it should work. you can install mozplugger through synaptic or with

sudo apt-get install mozplugger

mozplugger documentation

despite the name mozplugger also works with other browsers like chrome.


i found the following links:

apparently the mozplugger solution does not work because of a bug. you have to wait until this is resolved or install the google docs view extension as a workaround.


regarding to this site the internal pdf support should work under linux (latest dev version).

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Is there a workaround? – Infestor_gfrbi Aug 20 '10 at 11:02

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