Q: How to install Acrobat Reader?

Dana J. Laude kc9aae at bresnan.net
Fri Aug 25 23:14:42 BST 2006


On Friday 25 August 2006 10:28, D. R. Evans wrote:

> I did this. At first I thought it was working OK, but it isn't:
>
> 1. Every time I start acrobat, I get the following on the console:
>   (acroread:8876): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in
> module_path: "qtengine",
>
> (acroread:8876): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in
> module_path: "qtengine",
>
> 2. It also pops up a dialog box that says that it cannot initialize
> the plug-in "PPKLite.api"
>
> 3. Despite these errors, documents can be viewed, but their aspect
> ratio is wrong: they all look long and thin.
>
> Is there anyone here running 64-bit Kubuntu who has actually got
> acrobat working properly? It worked fine in Mdv, so it has to be
> possible, but you can imagine that this is getting frustrating.

I just ran it from the command prompt and I get the following, but it 
works fine, and the documents look fine.

X Error: BadDevice, invalid or uninitialized input device 168
  Major opcode:  145
  Minor opcode:  3
  Resource id:  0x0
Failed to open device
X Error: BadDevice, invalid or uninitialized input device 168
  Major opcode:  145
  Minor opcode:  3
  Resource id:  0x0
Failed to open device

Dana




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