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http://www.xpdfreader.com/ [ 1 ] was http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/

A PDF viewer.

I wasn't impressed.

  • has xpdf-tools (untested)

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Maintains a database for easy filename finding. Part of findutils.

I don't like this idea at all; it presents one single point of attack to get the knowledge of the filesystem(s). This is also installed by default on so many systems, so I uninstall it and delete its database because that gets left after uninstallation!

  • Use slocate