How to install Evince Document Viewer in Ubuntu
In this article, we will learn How to install Evince Document Viewer in Ubuntu. Evince is an open-source and free application that is designed for multiple format document viewers. This nice lightweight app supports PDF, TIF, PostScript, XPS, and other types of document formats. This application was specially designed for GNOME-based desktop environments. Similar to any other document viewer, such as finding a phrase and showing the number of results highlighted and highlighted, printed documents open, is able to open encrypted PDF documents, etc.
Follow the below steps to install Evince Document Viewer in Ubuntu:
Before starting the installation of Evince document viewer, update the package and repository of Ubuntu using the command given below.
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for itsmarttricks: Ign:1 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic InRelease Err:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic Release Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs Ign:3 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:4 http://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable InRelease Hit:5 http://ppa.launchpad.net/alessandro-strada/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Now we are ready to install Evince document viewer package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using the below command.
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install evince Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done evince is already the newest version (3.28.4-0ubuntu1). The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: atril-common fonts-mathjax libatrildocument3 libatrilview3 libcaja-extension1 libjs-mathjax linux-image-unsigned-4.15.0-34-generic linux-image-unsigned-4.15.0-45-generic linux-modules-4.15.0-34-generic mate-desktop-common Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 62 not upgraded.
As you can see above we have successfully installed the Evince document viewer package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.
[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -l evince Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-==============-============-============-================================= ii evince 3.28.4-0ubun amd64 Document (PostScript, PDF) viewer
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Now to open the evince document viewer application just type the command evince on the shell prompt. Refer to the command below.
[email protected]:~$ evince
You can also open the Evince document viewer application graphically using Search your Ubuntu Applications box. Refer to the snapshot below.
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How To Uninstall Evince document viewer in Ubuntu?
For any reason, if you don’t like Evince document viewer and want to uninstall the application from your system use the following command.
[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -r evince (Reading database ... 199772 files and directories currently installed.) Removing evince (3.28.4-0ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2ubuntu0.1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ... Processing triggers for libglib2.0-0:amd64 (2.56.3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.2) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
That’s all, In this article, we have explained How to install Evince Document Viewer in Ubuntu. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.