Acrobat Reader Problem

If you need to use Adobe Acrobat Reader on Slackware 12, you will encounter error messages like this when you run the application from terminal:
syntax error
syntax error
syntax error
syntax error
syntax error
syntax error

Don't worry, it's a known issue and LinuxQuestions has a solutions for you
Edit acroread file and change this line
echo $mfile| sed 's/libgtk-x11-\([0-9]*\).0.so.0.\([0-9]\)00.\([0-9]*\)\|\(.*\)/\1\2\3/g'

into

echo $mfile| sed 's/libgtk-x11-\([0-9]*\).0.so.0.\([0-9]*\)00.\([0-9]*\)\|\(.*\)/\1\2\3/g'

If you don't notice the difference, it's a "*" character after[0-9]. One line will solve the problem and Acrobat Reader will work again. This bug is affecting Acrobat Reader 7.0.9 version.

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