Acroread complains...

Gary Jennejohn garyj at
Tue Feb 1 13:11:18 PST 2005

Steven Friedrich writes:
> When I run mozilla from the command line and ask it to open a pdf, it 
> complains:
> /usr/local/Acrobat5/Reader/intellinux/bin/acroread: error while loading share
> d 
> libraries: /usr/local/lib/ ELF file OS ABI invalid
> So I ran file on it:
> % file /usr/local/lib/
> /usr/local/lib/ ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, 
> version 1 (FreeBSD), not stripped

acroread is a Linux binary; it does no good to try to use a FreeBSD
libraray with it. You have to find and install the corresponding
Linux library.

Gary Jennejohn / garyj[at] gj[at] garyj[at]

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