Outdated Sarge kpdf
I'm running Sarge and discovering that often kpdf either crashes or fails to
display pdf files properly. For example, attempting to view IRS forms
displays the forms in 11x14 format instead of 8.5x11.
I booted WinXp and used Acrobat Reader 5.0 there and it tells me that I should
upgrade to at least 5.1 (I think 7 is the latest release). It'll view the
files, just not offer the latest features.
Some files on the State of Montana's DOJ site simply crash kpdf.
Am I correct in assuming that the best way around this in Debian is running a
mixed system and using kpdf from Sid? I'm leery of messing something up by
I looked at going to ftp://ftp.nerim.net/debian-marillat/ sarge main to get a
nonfree version, but I think that's only Reader 5.0 and I've run across some
info at http://wiki.debian.org/PDFViewers that says: "To install
acroread-plugin, you have to un-install [Xine]-ui package and viceversa."
Pain. And, if I recall correctly, Acrobat Reader takes up about 100MB.
How are the rest of you dealing with a need for a more up-to-date reader in