[tex-live] pdfopen package

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Apr 12 18:17:28 CEST 2007

Hello Martin,

If I understand correctly, pdfopen is included in the debian texlive
packages. I have added the texlive mailinglist for verification.

Best wishes,


Martin Aulbach wrote:
> Dear Taco Hoeckwater,
> thank you for  the development of the Pdfopen-program for X11. I'm using 
> it on a quite regular basis when writing TEX-files with the Emacs and 
> then (re-)compiling them. I started using the program about 2 years ago 
> when I was writing my diploma thesis at the University of Augsburg where 
> our Debian network administrator provided this program for all our 
> computers. By now I have not only changed the University, but also the 
> distribution (namely Ubuntu Linux) and I have to compile pdfopen myself 
> whenever I want to use it. While this is very little work, I wondered if 
> it wouldn't be nice to include it in the software repositories of Ubuntu 
> and/or Debian (and thus make it more widely used). I could contact the 
> package maintainers of these distributions and could even maintain the 
> pdfopen package myself (after making myself familiar with the package 
> management). But before doing so, I wanted to contact you and ask you 
> about any opinions and suggestions regarding this.
> Yours sincerely,
> Martin Aulbach

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