Acrobat Reader 5.07 for Linux

There is an rpm for Acrobat Reader 5.07 for Linux from Gurulabs. It anyway didn't work on my machine, so I had to stick to the old reader (version 4.05 that is). But today I found a fix on the web:

OK, this is the error message:

$ /usr/local/Acrobat5/bin/acroread
$ Warning: charset "UTF-8" not supported, using "ISO8859-1".
$ Aborted

But editing the acroread file (/usr/local/Acrobat5/bin/acroread) really works. After the line:


Creating a shared directory under Linux

When two users on Linux need to share files, accession rights can be quite a problem. By default only the one who creates the file can read and modify it, even if it is saved in a directory that is accessible by the other. It appears to me still impossible to solve this problem completely as Linux cannot "inherit" privileges to newly creates/saved files based on their parent directories privileges (BTW: how has Mac OS X solved this problem?)

The following instructions create a shared directory, but require additional tweaks.
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