acroread8 does not print any more

Rainer Hurling rhurlin at
Sun Apr 19 20:18:58 UTC 2009

On 19.04.2009 19:56 (UTC+2), Carlos A. M. dos Santos wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 4:44 PM, Rainer Hurling <rhurlin at> wrote:
>> On 19.04.2009 16:32 (UTC+2), Alexander Leidinger wrote:
>>> On Sat, 18 Apr 2009 10:17:27 +0200 Rainer Hurling <rhurlin at>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Since I am using the new linux emulator f8 I am not able to print
>>>> with acroread8 any more. I get this behaviour on three different
>>>> systems. The following message does appear in acroread:
>>>> ---------------------------------------------------------
>>>> Beim Drucken ist folgender Fehler aufgetreten...
>>>> '/libexec/ Shared object "" not found,
>>>> required by ""'
>>>> ---------------------------------------------------------
>>> Do you have a custom command configured in acroread to print? If not,
>>> have a look at it so that it uses lpr instead of lp. If you use already
>>> lpr, have a look which one is used and if it is working if you use it
>>> manually.
>> Yes, my custom command is '/usr/local/bin/lpr -P lp2' for twosided printing
>> with cups defined printer. The same command works well manually on the
>> console. The above described error first occurs after the newest updates for
>> linux_base-f8 and other linux packages.
> I don't use acroread on FreeBSD since a long time ago (switched to
> evince and later to epdfview). I remember, however, that I once had to
> create a symlink from /usr/bin/lpr to /usr/linux/usr/bin/lpr otherwise
> acroread failed to find the lpr executable.
No, acroread definitely is able to find /usr/local/bin/lpr, the 
executable of cups.

As Boris Samorodov in a later mail pointed out, there must be some 
remnants at /compat/linux. I will see if I find it...

Thank you for answering,

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