User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.10) Gecko/20050716 Firefox/1.0.6 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.10) Gecko/20050716 Firefox/1.0.6 The follwing url is an example when the acrobat reader plugin gives a popup with gives "File does not begin with '%PDF-'.":http://www.german.dhamma.org/kunst.pdf if I set the property (in about:config) 'network.http.accept-encoding' to 'deflate' (instead of 'gzip,deflate') the plugin works fine. when I look on the server than I realise that the server is indeed gzipping the the file, iff the Accept-Encoding header is set to gzip. other servers which do not gzip pdf files are working fine the Acrobat-reader plugin. I have seen this at least from version firefox 1.0.4 onwards and with the old and new Acrobat Reader plugin (5.x + 7.x) and I now people who have the same experience on Firefox 1.0.4 > on Windows platform. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.having acrobat reader plugin installed 2.open the url http://www.german.dhamma.org/kunst.pdf 3. Actual Results: I see popup with the text: "File does not begin with '%PDF-'." Expected Results: opened the pdf-file
Confirmed with Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.10) Gecko/20050803 Firefox/1.0.6, Acrobat 7.0.0 WFM Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b4) Gecko/20050808 Firefox/1.0+
Firefox1.0.X is to old to report bugs. Please retest with a current trunk build. This should be already fixed (could be bug 300438). marking wfm, please reopen if you see this with current Trunk build.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
Hi, I've been experiencing a slightly different problem than Kristian in Firefox V1.0.6 Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.10). I get a popup error message "Loading of file:///home/whn/.mozilla/firefox/rjvzog4v.default/Cache/81F00279d01 failed. The PDF file is damaged or it is not a PDF file. It could not be repaired" which I understand comes from Adobe Acrobat Reader plugin. I downloaded the nightly build (aka Deer Park Alpha 2)and was not able to figure out how to get the Adobe Acrobat Reader plug-in to work with Deer Park. How do I do this? Having Deer Park Alpha 2 nightly build running Acrobat Reader (not plugin) did work. Hope this helps. Thanks Bill
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