[sf-lug] Serious Newbie, Trouble with PDF's

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Mon Apr 28 17:01:38 PDT 2008

Truth E. Ness wrote:
> Hi,
> I am as it says, a serious newbie.....
> I paid for and downloaded some old newspaper articles from the NY 
> Times website, everything looked fine, and it said it was saving each 
> of them as /home/cheryl/.mozilla/firefox/jglar1hg.default/Cache/(then 
> a long string of numbers).  But now when I try to email them as 
> attachments, they don't show up at the receiver's mailbox, or they 
> open and there's no document.  I was emailing them to Officemax so 
> they can print them, my printer's not working.  Any idea what I did / 
> am doing wrong?
> Thanks in advance to anyone who can help  :)
> Cheryl
> x X x
> War has no victors, only survivors.
> -Origin uncertain
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Try renaming the attachments to something simpler (instead of the long 
string of numbers). Its possible something is "sanitizing" the 
attachments thinking they are malicious.


Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA

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