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I want a pdf-viewer that can opens several pdf files in different tabs (single window) for Ubuntu 14.04.

(I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and evince is pre-installed but it opens pdf files in different windows not in single window and different tabs)

If open more than 1 pdf files than it should be open in single window but in different tabs.

Following are expected:

  • Recommended free & open-source
  • Only to view pdf files.
  • No Editing required.
  • Lightweight (consume less ram & cpu usage)
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    @ṧнʊß No gratis for only no-cost but I am talking about freedom / libre – Pandya Dec 24 '14 at 12:17
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    Never mind - Izzy has done it. Please add an answer there showing your views :) – ᔕᖺᘎᕊ Dec 24 '14 at 12:26
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    didn't read comments before editing - rolledback until that thread is done. – Nick Wilde Dec 24 '14 at 19:18
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A couple of options:

  1. qpdfview - install with sudo apt-get install qpdfview and it is free, lightweight and works well out of the box, you can even restrict the cache size in the preferences.

qpdfview preferences

  1. Google Chrome - you can open pdf files in separate tabs, it's free & you may well have it already - not just a pdf viewer but if it is installed and you have issues installing anything else it will do the job.
  • I tried qpdfview & accepted your answer for it. Chrome can't be considered as pdf-viwer (only as alternative)! so if possible remove suggestion for Chrome and let qpdfview which is best solution! – Pandya Aug 24 '14 at 9:36
  • @Pandya - I have qualified the google bit! – Steve Barnes Aug 24 '14 at 20:14
  • Please put qpdfview prior to Google Chrome because question is edited (And I accepted your for qpdfview) – Pandya Dec 24 '14 at 12:23
  • @Pandya - Done! – Steve Barnes Dec 24 '14 at 12:32
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If you're focus is lightweight / minimalist, you might like Apvlv, which is an free, open source, tabbed PDF viewer for Linux that behaves like Vim:

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