College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Mathematics

Reading PDF Files in Mozilla

If you are using Mozilla will need to configure Mozilla's prefrences in order to read a pdf file from the Internet.

Open Mozilla, press Edit -> Preferences

On the left side of the Preferences pop-up window, under Navigator, click "Helper Applications."

On the right side of this same window click the box called "New Type..."

Enter the following information:

File extension: pdf
MIME type: application/pdf
Open it with: /usr/bin/ggv

Click "OK"

You should now be able to view pdf files from the Internet.

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