Two Breezy problems: Acroread and Jedit

Jack Jackson jackson.linux at
Fri Oct 7 20:03:03 UTC 2005

Will H. Backman wrote:
>>-----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
>>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.

Nice idea.

1. The jedit command did in fact produce a

GC WARNING: Out Of Memory! Returning NIL!
GC WARNING: Out Of Memory! Returning NIL!
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.OutOfMemoryError
<<no stacktrace available>>

Any thoughts?

2.  The Acroread produced NO warnings Whatsoever and the same flash of 
splash, as if to tease me.

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