[linux] Linux Acrobat Reader crashes on failed search?

David Talkington dtalk at u.washington.edu
Tue Mar 30 10:43:07 PST 2004


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RL 'Bob' Morgan wrote:


>I'm running RedHat 9 on an IBM Thinkpad X31 laptop, and have the following

>annoying problem using Adobe Acrobat Reader (now called just Adobe

>Reader?) 5.08, which is the latest Linux version as far as I can tell.

>When I search for some text and the search fails, I get a "text not found"

>box and the program crashes.


I'm aware of similar behavior at another institution, but NFS was
involved. They worked around it by installing an older (4.x) version
which I supplied. Since it was a free download, I don't see a problem
making it available to anyone that wants it. Email me offlist if you'd
like a copy.

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David Talkington
Computing and Communications
University of Washington
206-543-2144
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