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Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.1 For Linux

Sep 14, 2007, 18:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Zbigniew Luszpinski)

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"The most important fix since Adobe Reader 7.0.9 is that now Adobe Reader 8 works with new Linux distributions, which use recent GTK 2.0 libraries. It is a known fact that when the GTK 2.0 library was present, loading of Adobe Reader 7.0.9 failed with endless loop of messages: 'expr: syntax error' on the console window and serious CPU usage hit silently slowing down computer reactions. Now this is fixed.

"Now Adobe Reader 8 scans font paths inside X configuration (xorg.conf) files and adds located fonts to its own internal font cache so system wide fonts are used for PDF pages rendering in addition to default built-in Adobe Reader 8 package fonts..."

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