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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Acroread problems on Inspiron 3800/RH6.2/gnome but not fvwm2??

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  • Kevin Maciunas
    ... I had a similar problem, but it was an X issue - Adobe s acrobat reader seemed to only like 32bit (or 16bit) depths. I upgraded to XFree86-4.0 and it went
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      Paul Crowther wrote:
      > Here's a teaser for the gurus out there...
      >
      > any suggestions why Adobe Acroread 4.0 persistently crashes
      > out on my Inspiron 3800/RH6.2 under GNOME immediately upon startup,
      > with a segmentation violation or commonly the Windozeque...
      > "Exited with error code: 0x400e0009"
      >
      > No prizes for suggesting there is something wrong with Acroread alas,
      > since this package works perfectly under FVWM2 on the same machine!
      >
      > Other packages misbehave under FVWM2 rather than GNOME, so switching
      > to FVWM2 isn't an ideal solution. I'd be tempted to fire up a second
      > X session to vt8 running FVWM2 except that my initialization script
      > never gets picked up unless it is the system default
      > /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc for some crazy reason.
      >
      > pac

      I had a similar problem, but it was an X issue - Adobe's acrobat reader
      seemed to only like 32bit (or 16bit) depths. I upgraded to XFree86-4.0
      and it went away :-). Might be worth a check :-)

      /Kevin
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      Kevin J. Maciunas kevin@...
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