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View PDFs in Firefox 5
Authored by: tibbar on Aug 02, '11 08:45:36PM

That's because the wrong plugin is linked in the tutorial. There are actually two versions of the PDF plugin floating around, both labeled "1.2.0". However, their file hashes are different. This one works.

You just need to run Firefox in 32-bit mode and install the Add-on Compatibility Reporter extension. Restart. Install PDF plugin. Restart and test!

Ignore the incessant forum spam for the stupid Schubert|it plugin. It's plastered all over here and in the Google Code forums. "pdf.js" is coming soon, hopefully making both of these obsolete.

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View PDFs in Firefox 5
Authored by: BrainStormMedia on Oct 26, '11 11:17:57PM

I second this. I had to open the URL in Safari to DL it, since URL links do not work in this forum.
The procedure worked WITHOUT doing all of the secondary editing. I am running 10.6.8 on a MacBook Pro, and using FF 7.0.1.

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