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Re: acrobat-Reader

Helge Kreutzmann wrote:

> Hallo !
> I just tried to install acroread 3/4 on my LX.
> Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/alpha-redhat-linux/egcs-2.91.60/specs
> gcc version egcs-2.91.60 19981201 (egcs-1.1.1 release)
> Linux sixtyfor 2.2.3 #4 Fri Apr 2 10:09:41 CEST 1999 alpha unknown
> The em86 docu says to use the supplied installation routine (which I did)
> and to simply launch the reader (which failed) or to explicitly use em86:

em86 doesn't work for 2.2 kernels, but Leslie Donaldson is working on it (see
http://www.cs.rose-hulman.edu/~donaldlf/em86/).  In the meantime, you might try xpdf.

> P.S. Is it true as one dealer explained at the LinuxTag (Linux convention in Germany) that
> em86 optimises the applications as fx!86 does ?

I think it's supposed to...


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