If you have ever used any Linux based PDF readers then you might have noticed that most of them take a lot of time to render the PDF files especially if the file has high resolution images. Now, you can view your PDF documents quickly with the help of XPDF. It has a very user-friendly interface and it takes a significantly less amount of memory. Read More
Ms Office AutoCad Pdf Psd Tiff Viewer
is newly released tool that lets user view and print MS Office, AutoCad, PDF, PhotoShop and Tiff files without installing any of these software. It supports all formats of MS Office, including doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xml, xmlx, and more. Sounds awesome, right?
If you are able to read and understand the system log files, then you can easily troubleshoot many issues with almost all Linux based systems. Linux saves almost every piece of information about different applications and processes in log files. You can find all the log files in /var/log
directory. Only a few out of many log files may be of interest to you, for example, one of the important log files is the messages
file which saves general system logs, so if you are having any problem with your system you can view this file to get an idea of the problem. Let me share two commonly used ways to view log files in Ubuntu.
There are so many 3rd party PDF readers that I have almost lost track of them all. One of my favorite is Foxit Reader because of it’s speed. Most PDF readers are made for a specific operating system. In some cases support for new operating systems are added over time.
Free PDF Reader is a free, cross-platform, portable PDF Viewer that is both a reader and a converter. Since it is a Java application it requires Java Runtime Engine version 1.4 or higher to run. Unlike other readers, it includes all files inside an archive and can be launched on any operating system, no installation is required. Read More
You have heard about the image formats jpeg, png, and gif. But what about svg? SVG(Scalable Vector Graphics
), according to Wikipedia, is a family of specifications of XML-based file format for describing two-dimensional vector graphics, both static and dynamic (interactive or animated). Since the image and it’s behaviors are defined in XML files, they can be indexed, searched, scripted, and compressed. All web browsers except Internet Explorer render SVG markup directly.
Since SVG are XML files, they can be edited using any text editor, but they can also be edited by using a specialized SVG-based drawing programs. e2vector
is one such drawing program, but unlike other tools, it is based on Adobe Air platform.
Have you ever wanted to view a photo on your computer, only to click on it and have an annoying program that you don't like open it for you? Sometimes programs hijack your extensions, taking over the default viewer status for your pictures. If this situation annoys you, there are simple ways to change the default photo viewer in Windows to the application of your choice. Read More