Articles posted on June 20th, 2005

Adobe Reader 7: Yet another lousy installer

Monday, June 20th, 2005 • 7:09 am

Adobe is really trying to break all records when it comes to lousy software installers these days. The lowest point was probably reached with the Illustrator CS 11.0.2 update, but it’s not an isolated case. Take the Adobe Reader 7 installer, for example. Download the thing and double-click on it and what do you get? […]

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Security Update 2005-006 and Java applications

Monday, June 20th, 2005 • 5:43 am

A number of Mac OS X machines in my employer’s offices use a custom-made Java application that communicates with a library management system on a central Solaris server. Mac OS X support has always been a bit dicey — the provider of the library management system is, predictably, more familiar with client computers running Windows. […]

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