I had the same problem and the solution is to edit the file /etc/sysconfig/i18n and change this line:
Restart XWindows and it should be fine
From: John A. Kinsella [mailto:john.kinsella at ul.ie]
Sent: Thursday, December 05, 2002 6:22 PM
To: Irish Linux Users Group
Subject: [ILUG] Adobe Reader crashes on RH8
downloaded AR 5.0.6 from adobe.com
Unpacked as per directions.
kinsella at jkcray:~ > acroread
Warning: charset "UTF-8" not supported, using "ISO8859-1".
kinsella at jkcray:~ >
I note in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locale/locale.dir
# Note: The UTF-8 locales don't work correctly yet. Work in progress.
could this be the problem?
(Redirected strace acroread to logfile but didn't spot anything that
(Normally use xpdf but as my students use AR on MS Windows would like to
check my pdf files look ok with that reader.)
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