[CentOS] acroread = resource hog

Didi Hoffmann ribalba at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 09:31:55 UTC 2009


On 13 Jan 2009, at 05:58, Ed Donahue wrote:

> Any have trouble with acroread taking up massive cpu and memory?
>
> I exited my Firefox browser and the lil bastard was still hogging up
> my resources.
>
> Took up 69% of 4GB, and wouldn't let go, until a kill -9 showed'em,
> have to do it every time I open a pdf in firefox.
>
> Any use Xpdf or something else?
Hey

I wrote an rpm for xpdf some time back you might want to check
http://computingfunnyfacts.blogspot.com/2008/11/xpdf-in-centos.html
out

Acrocread does not strike me as a good pice of kit but that is for  
everyone to decide.

Cheers Didi

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