[Slackbuilds-users] acroread for 64-bit machines? [RESOLVED]

Ryan P.C. McQuen ryanpcmcquen at member.fsf.org
Tue Feb 14 18:13:48 UTC 2017

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com>

> On Tue, 14 Feb 2017, Ryan P.C. McQuen wrote:
> If resources or privacy were a concern, the OP wouldn't have been coming
>> from a proprietary Adobe product.
>   My default PDF viewer has always been xpdf. As the Slackware version does
> not support the most recent Adobe PDF versions I use mupdf for those. My
> only use of acroread has been slide presentations.
>   Now that I've learned that xpdf provides a fullscreen mode I've removed
> the acroread packages from all my hosts.
>   And privacy and resource use are concerns; acroread binaries are
> comparatively small and it does not track me over the Web.

Believe whatever you need to.

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