Acrobat Reader 7.0

Charles Curley charlescurley at
Fri Apr 15 19:56:48 MDT 2005

On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 07:06:40PM -0600, Jared Bernard wrote:
> I just installed Adobe's Acrobat Reader mostly because I needed to rotate a 
> pdf because it was scanned sideways and KGhostView didn't have that option. I 
> then opened Xpdf which does have that option but it's lacking in other 
> features that I like, for example the "grab scroll" function and the page 
> layout feature in the left column (which KGhostView did have). 

Just yesterday I put it on Fedora Core 3 as updated. No problems so
far, but this isn't Windows. :-) (I trust that isn't considered flame
bait on this list.)

> I'm really enjoying it. There are huge improvements from the old 5.0
> for Linux. Anyway I was just wondering if anyone else has tried the
> new Acrobat Reader and what they thought of it?

I have a nagging suspicion that it's slower. I haven't done a speed
comparison yet, though.


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