Subject: Re: pdf plugin under firefox for Linux
To: Shigeki UNO <>
From: Bryan Vyhmeister <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/03/2004 11:48:47
Shigeki UNO wrote:
> I'm running firefox-0.8(pkgsrc/www/firefox-bin) with some plugins
> such as
>      realplayer     (pkgsrc/www/firefox-bin-realplayer)
>      flash player   (pkgsrc/www/firefox-bin-flash)
>      acrobat reader (pkgsrc/www/firefox-bin-acroread5)
> Firefox runs fine with both realplayer and flash player, but acrobat
> reader, that is to say, pdf plugin doesn't work. When I click the URL
> "http://domain/file.pdf" firefox trys to loads this page/pdf-file but nothing
> appears, unfortunately.
> Does anyone work this pdf plugin well with firefox-0.8(pkgsrc/www/firefox-bin)?
> Wonder if this is a known problem?
> BTW, I,m running i386/1.6ZK with XFree86-4.4.0. 

How did you get firefox-bin-flash to work? Also, have you had any 
success with firefox-bin-java? I tried to get them working with 
NetBSD/i386 1.6.2 and also with NetBSD/i386 2.0E to no avail. Any 
suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.