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Re: Changing PDF viewer by default


On Sun, 20 Jun 2010 22:05:14 +0200
Julien Lavergne <gilir@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> Maybe you already noticed it, but epdfviewer (the default pdf viewer)
> have a huge memory leak. See
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/epdfview/+bug/570410
> It makes it quite unusable, and I don't know if it will be fixed in the
> futur.
> I propose to change it. I don't know many alternatives, except evince
> and xpdf. Evince use a bit more memory, but xpdf don't have a good UI,
> and use a lot of CPU on my testing system. So, for now I'll prefer to
> use evince.
> Any other ideas, and any feedbacks/comments are welcome :) It's open to
> discussion.
Forgot about that.  Evince is far a far better option.  I’ve been using it on my 128KiB machine and as long as the PDF isn’t huge it is quite OK

Steve Cook (Yorvyk)


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