Two Breezy problems: Acroread and Jedit

Will H. Backman whb at
Fri Oct 7 19:53:47 UTC 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ubuntu-users-bounces at [mailto:ubuntu-users-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Jack Jackson
> Sent: Friday, October 07, 2005 3:45 PM
> To: Ubuntu Help and User Discussions
> Subject: Two Breezy problems: Acroread and Jedit
> hi
> Having difficulties with Acroread and Jedit on an otherwise flawless
> install of breezy on a Dell 5150 Inspiron notebook.
> I installed java correctly - java --version shows 1.4.2 and downloaded
> jedit. it installed properly - I can see it installed to the menu and
> shortcuts, but starting it either through a RUN command or clicking on
> its icon, or through right clicking and "Open with JEdit, Programmers
> Text Editor" results in ... nothing.
> I also installed adobe acrobat using apt-get and then again manually.
> Manually the files installed fine, and when I launch acroread, for a
> brief, exciting moment I see the splash screen....and then nothing.

Try starting the commands from a terminal prompt.  You can usually get
some debug out there.

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