Thursday, September 6, 2007

acroread on ubuntu gutsy

Bug report

get Linux .tar.gz package.
fix acroread script by replacing

echo $mfile| sed 's/libgtk-x11-\([0-9]*\)\([0-9]\)00.\([0-9]*\)\|\(.*\)/\1\2\3/g'

for feisty with

echo $mfile| sed 's/libgtk-x11-\([0-9]*\)\([0-9]*\)00.\([0-9]*\)\|\(.*\)/\1\2\3/g'

and for gutsy with

echo $mfile| sed 's/libgtk-x11-\([0-9]*\)\([0-9]*\).\([0-9]*\)\|\(.*\)/\1\2\3/g'

"Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_rc_get_style: assertion `GTK_IS_WIDGET (widget)' failed" error: HowTo
(this should be fixed with a recent Ubuntu Gutsy upgrade)
get libgtk2.0-0_2.10.11-0ubuntu3_i386.deb, extract and add at the beginning of acroread script:
export LD_PRELOAD=/opt/acroread/libgtk2.0-0_2.10.11/usr/lib/

~PPKLite.api plug-in failed to load:
sudo rm /opt/acroread/Reader/intellinux/plug_ins/PPKLite.api

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