Atril - PDF Viewer

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Atril is the official Document Viewer of the MATE Desktop Environment, it is a simple multi-page document viewer. It can display and print PostScript (PS), Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), DJVU, DVI, XPS and Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

When supported by the document, it also allows searching for text, copying text to the clipboard, hypertext navigation, and table-of-contents bookmarks.

SYNTAX

   atril [OPTIONS...] [FILES...]

OPTIONS

   filename(s)...
          Specifies the file to open when atril starts.  If  this  is  not
          specified, atril will start with a blank window and you may open
          a file from the menu or by using the shortcut  CTRL+O.  Multiple
          files  can be loaded if they are separated by spaces. atril also
          supports handling of remote files.

   -p, --page-label=PAGE
          Here you can specify a page label, this page will be selected in
          the document if it exists.

   -i, --page-index=NUMBER
          Here  you  can specify a page number, this page will be selected
          in the document if it exists.

   -f, --fullscreen
          Start atril in fullscreen mode. You must specify a  document  to
          start in fullscreen mode.

   -s, --presentation
          Start atril in presentation mode. You must specify a document to
          start in presentation mode.

   -w, --preview
          Start atril in preview mode. You  must  specify  a  document  to
          start in preview mode.

   --display=DISPLAY
          X display to use.

   --version
          Output version information and exit.

   -?, -h, --help
          Print standard command line options.

   --help-all
          Print all command line options.

   This program also accepts the standard GTK options.

Build / Install

Simple build procedure:

$ git submodule update --init --recursive   # Init Git submodules
$ ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr                # Build configuration
$ make                                      # Build

For installation to a separate prefix change the above ./autogen.sh command to:

$ ./autogen.sh --prefix=/an/other/path

After building the package you may install it:

[ Become root if necessary ]
$ make install                              # Installation