problems running Acrobat Reader 5
steffanjacobs at wanadoo.nl
Wed Nov 12 11:01:25 UTC 2003
Mirko Streckenbach wrote:
>Has anybody gotten Acrobat Reader 5.08 to work? It crashes
>here on several occasions:
>1. Crashes with "Abort" on splash screen and about box (fixable by
>setting the locales to non-utf8 variants)
>2. Hangs oder crashes when opening a document, pressing ctrl-f,
>entering a search term which is not in the document, after closing
>the dialog where is says "not found".
>The first bug of course is easily handled by modifying the startup
>script, but the second bug is really annoying and makes the problem
>I've tried setting LD_ASSUME_KERNEL to the various values and running
>it with libraries from RedHat 7.1 where the same binary works fine but
>none of this helped.
>Acrobat Reader 4.05 does not have this problem, however there are some
>security issues with this version only fixed in 5.x.
>xpdf/gpdf/gv are no real alternatives, as they still have problems
>displaying certain documents and miss some convenience features
>I'd be very thankful for any hint how to solve this problem.
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Are you using the standard version from Acrobat?
It seems to work fine for me (after setting LANG=C in the
startup-script) and I'm using the rpm from:
Maybe that one will work better for you
Steffan Jacobs <steffanjacobs at wanadoo.nl>
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