Bug#787896: evince: won't resize down even as far as half screen width on 1024x768 display
Felipe Toledo Bittner
felipshazos at gmail.com
Fri Sep 4 03:42:58 UTC 2015
Have the same bug on a 1366x768 screen.
Evince version 3.16.1
On Sat, 06 Jun 2015 06:18:47 +0100 "Peter T. Breuer" <ptb at enbd.org>
> Package: evince
> Version: 3.14.1-2
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> post-jessie evince has become unusable for me since it won't resize
> to occupy only half the screen (leaving the other half to an
> Somebody amid general UI vandalism has stopped its screen width being
> horizontally shrinkable down to below the width of the toolbar,
> 2/3 of a display width, and which is full of large icons supplying no
> functionality that keys don't supply plus large helpings of empty
> Fortunately, qpdfview seems to fill its shoes. Until I found that at
> the last gasp while working through all the possible replacements, I
> grimly contemplating compiling the oldstable version of evince. All
> need is a viewer that takes half a screen on 1024x768 and refreshes
> itself when the PDF is updated, and on which the text portion can be
> adjusted so the margins are at the sides of the viewer and that
> positioning is remembered from page to page.
> Not too much to ask, is it? Why do I have to change away from what
> a perfectly working evince pre-jessie?
> Rerelease "oldevince", please!
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> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: 8.1
> APT prefers stable-updates
> APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'proposed-updates'),
> Architecture: i386 (i686)
> Kernel: Linux 3.17.0-betty (PREEMPT)
> Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968) (ignored: LC_ALL
set to C)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
> Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)
> Versions of packages evince depends on:
> ii evince-common 3.14.1-2
> ii gnome-icon-theme-symbolic 3.12.0-1
> ii libatk1.0-0 2.14.0-1
> ii libc6 2.19-18
> ii libcairo-gobject2 1.14.0-2.1
> ii libcairo2 1.14.0-2.1
> ii libevdocument3-4 3.14.1-2
> ii libevview3-3 3.14.1-2
> ii libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 2.31.1-2+b1
> ii libglib2.0-0 2.42.1-1
> ii libgtk-3-0 3.14.5-1
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