Re: acroread on amd64
On (02/01/07 16:57), Michael Perry wrote:
> Jerome BENOIT <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> > I have just subscribe to the debian-amd64 list.
> > I have at list tow motivations:
> > 1] indeed evince is very nice, but unfortunately some slides of mine
> > are not exhibited properly with evince, which appear to be slower
> > the acrread;
> > 2] I would like to install mime 32bit Maple on my new amd64 box:
> > if can install acroread then I hope to be able to install it.
> >> On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 05:23:59AM +0800, Jerome BENOIT wrote:
> >>> does anyone succeeded to run properly acroread on Etch amd64 box ?
> >>> I have follow the instruction in
> >>> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianAMD64Faq
> >>> but I get Pango critical messages:
> >>> in fact it seems that the wrong Pango library is called (the 64bit
> >>> instead of the 32bits).
> >>> Thanks in advance,
> >>> Jerome
> Since the Debian AMD64 is "pure", you will need to either use a gnome
> based PDF reader or install a chroot environment for Debian that can run
> a variety of other applications. I've done this before and its not too
> difficult to get done. The AMD64 list can help you out quite a bit; but
> just to cut through things a bit; I've compiled and installed mplayer,
> acroread, 32bit firefox, and others. A good starting point is:
I may have missed something in this thread but I run a 32 bit chroot but
only for realplayer (although I used to run OOo and Flash in the
chroot). xpdf works well here and doesn't require much in the way of
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