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Re: installing cdf-reader on chrome under linux?

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  • Subject: [mg126436] Re: installing cdf-reader on chrome under linux?
  • From: Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 04:59:09 -0400 (EDT)
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On 2012.05.09. 9:55, Jonathan Poritz wrote:
> Does anyone know how to install cdf-reader as a Chrome plugin under
> linux (I'm using Mint, but it's pretty much Ubuntu...)?
>
> Here's what happens for me:
>   I go to look at a CDF.
>   It offers to install the plugin.
>   I click yes, answer the questions, get a shell archive downloaded.
>   I sudo execute it.
>   I go back to look at a CDF (in Chrome) and it still shows as no
> plugin, offering to install the reader....
>
> Anyone have a suggestion?  Thanks!
>

As far as I know, the CDF reader is not available as a browser plugin on 
Linux.  You can use it as a standalone program, but not as a browser plugin.

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Szabolcs Horvát
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