new AdobeReader and KDE

Max Pyziur pyz at
Thu Jul 24 22:47:13 UTC 2008

On Thu, 24 Jul 2008, Craig White wrote:

> On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 16:22 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Craig White wrote:
>>> AdobeReader_enu-8.1.2_SU1-1.i486.rpm
>>> When I install it, it doesn't create any menu entries in KDE, but it
>>> does in GNOME.
>> Doesn't here.
> ----
> that's vague...are you confirming my experiences?
> ----
>>> This appears to be true on Fedora 8-x86_64 and Fedora 9-i386 and
>>> probably other versions but that's all I've tested so far.
>>> Anyone else seen that? Workaround?
>> Umm, it's a bug in AdobeReader... report to Adobe?
> ----
> that's what I am thinking...I was hoping for a confirmation first
> Craig

In the meantime you can remedy it by
logging in as root

changing directories to

and then making a symlink
ln -s /opt/Adobe/Reader8/Resource/Support/AdobeReader.desktop AdobeReader.desktop

Max Pyziur
pyz at

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