Package Details: foxitreader

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Package Base: foxitreader
Description: A fast, secure and complete PDF viewer
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Licenses: custom:eula
Submitter: tdy
Maintainer: Muflone
Last Packager: Muflone
Votes: 454
Popularity: 0.36
First Submitted: 2009-01-21 18:59
Last Updated: 2019-12-03 01:20

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Philzli commented on 2021-04-07 16:21

If you include the version byte of the header in your grep string you only get valid 7z files.

grep --only-matching --byte-offset --binary --text -P '7z\xBC\xAF\x27\x1C\x00\x03'

BenSYZ commented on 2021-02-28 23:34

Save file with caution: foxit reader may delete your pdf files when you want to save the file after taking notes. And foxit reader for Linux is no longer maintained.

Currently, due to human resources limited,Our developers have stopped implementing new feature for Foxit Reader for Linux. We will inform you once get any updates. tks

Good news is:

We will suggest our product management team to produce a brand-new version of Foxit Reader for Linux which will be based on our existing Foxit Reader for windows desktop to be a substitute version of current one.

floreen commented on 2020-12-10 16:26

@tornado99 This replaces the Monospace font everywhere in the system. To limit this to Foxit-Reader, add this to the fontconfig::

<test name="prgname">

Alkkem commented on 2020-12-03 12:58

Even though I applied Static_rocket's fix, it's still not working. It cannot find a missing dependency but I really don't know why this happens: ==> Making package: gstreamer0.10-base 0.10.36-13 (Thu 03 Dec 2020 13:57:38 CET) ==> Checking runtime dependencies... ==> Checking buildtime dependencies... ==> Installing missing dependencies... error: target not found: gstreamer0.10>=0.10.36 ==> ERROR: 'pacman' failed to install missing dependencies. ==> Missing dependencies: -> gstreamer0.10>=0.10.36 ==> ERROR: Could not resolve all dependencies.

solarkraft commented on 2020-11-02 12:05

On my desktop it starts with This application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform plugin "wayland". suggesting it's shipping its own version of Qt without Wayland support. Could it be patched to use the system version of Qt?

tornado99 commented on 2020-08-31 22:10

I found a solution to the ugly font issue. Just put the following in your fonts.config. Shouldn't affect the rest of your system unless you're using Droid Sans anywhere. In KDE the system settings monospace setting overrides this for most other apps. Still not great though as the size is too small. <match target="pattern"> <test qual="any" name="family"> <string>monospace</string> </test> <edit mode="assign" name="family" binding="same"> <string>Droid Sans</string> </edit> </match> <match target="font"> <test name="family"> <string>Droid Sans</string> </test> <edit mode="assign" name="embolden"> <bool>true</bool> </edit> </match>

sievelau commented on 2020-06-08 06:13

@dschense 's solution worked for me too! Thanks! If yay complains unable to find gstreamer0.10-base, use the "-a" option:

yay -G -a gstreamer0.10-base

LinuxLucas commented on 2020-04-13 17:48

@dschense 's solution worked for me as well! Thank you!

rAzNaR0k commented on 2020-04-01 02:16

@dschense's solution worked for me! Thanks a lot!

ZAKhan commented on 2020-03-31 06:00

tried method mentioned by @dschense but did not work

gave and error

makepkg -si ==> Making package: foxitreader (Tue 31 Mar 2020 10:59:01 PKT) ==> Checking runtime dependencies... ==> Installing missing dependencies... [sudo] password for zulfiqar: error: target not found: gstreamer0.10-base warning: 'gstreamer0.10-base' is a file, did you mean -U/--upgrade instead of -S/--sync? ==> ERROR: 'pacman' failed to install missing dependencies. ==> Missing dependencies: -> gstreamer0.10-base ==> Checking buildtime dependencies... ==> ERROR: Could not resolve all dependencies.