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epdfview in QEMU


The program epdfview is PDF reader for handhelds using gtk+ and libpoppler.

Alternatively, evince is in the standard repos, if you don't mind some gnome dependencies - only a few megabytes.


It can be build using the extra DISTRO_EXTRA_RDEPENDS epdfview in build/conf/local.conf.

There is a binary version available for download here (at your own risk). You may need to install libglib-2.0-0 (>= 2.16.4), libcairo2 (>= 1.6.4). Read below how to install the missing packages.

There is a newer version available here.

cd /tmp
wget http://www.ginguppin.de/files/epdfview_poppler.tar.bz2
wget http://www.angstrom-distribution.org/feeds/2008/ipk/glibc/armv4t/base/libfreetype6_2.3.6-r0.1_armv4t.ipk
opkg install libfreetype6_2.3.6-r0_armv4t.ipk
opkg install libpoppler3_0.8.4-r0_armv4t.ipk
opkg install poppler_0.8.4-r0_armv4t.ipk

opkg install epdfview_0.1.6-r3_armv4t.ipk

Unfortunately the last command still fails missing the packages:

* ERROR: Cannot satisfy the following dependencies for libpoppler-glib3:
libglib-2.0-0 (>= 2.16.4) *  gtk+ (>= 2.12.11) *  libcairo2 (>= 1.6.4) *  libpoppler-glib3 (>= 0.8.4)

Please note that missing packages is a subjective problem, depending on previous programs that were/weren't installed.

The problem can be fixed searching and downloading the missing packages with KnjMokoOPKG available Here. You may also issue the simple "$ opkg install <name of package>" in terminal once connected to Internet, or search http://www.opkg.org/packages/ for a package. The next step involves writing: opkg install http://www.ginguppin.de/files/epdfview_0.1.6-r2_armv4t.ipk in Terminal to install the PDF Viewer (or choose whatever method you prefer).

You can find a patched version with an additional page-scrolling feature at http://www.opkg.org/package_193.html.

The most reecent version of libglib-2.0-dev that I could find for armv4 is 2.16.3-r0.

Epdf-view.jpeg Epdfview

PDF reader.

Homepage: http://trac.emma-soft.com/epdfview
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