5 Stories by Brendan

Making JPedal your default PDF viewer in Ubuntu

Once java has been installed on your machine (see Installing Java in Ubuntu article), you can setup JPedal. How you setup your directory structure...
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Installing Java in Ubuntu

This is a beginner article, written from the viewpoint of a long term Windows User. Before you install JPedal or any other Java application...
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Ubuntu for Windows users

For the record, I have been a long term Windows user. I owned a copy of Windows 1.0 (unfortunately I am that old). The...
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Don’t blame the PDF file format

I see a lot of complaints about the PDF file format on various forums, moaning about it. They tend to focus mainly on 2...
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Why we need to see your PDF files…

What makes writing a PDF parser especially interesting (ie complex) is that the specification is often ambiguous and that PDF is a very complex...
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