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Subject: Re: !!! FrameMaker für Linux !!!
From: Lee Richardson <lhr@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1999 12:04:42 -0800
At 10:50 AM -0500 12/15/99, Sarah O'Keefe wrote: >Adobe has made a beta version of FrameMaker for Linux available for >download. Information and the link is already available at the >(frame-users.de) site. > >Here's the link on Adobe's site: > >http://www.adobe.com/products/framemaker/fmlinux.html The download page went live this morning at 5:00a Pacific time. You can view the official Adobe press release at http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/pressroom/pressreleases/199912/19991215linux.html I've attached a copy of the release notes below, which are included in the main .tar.gz file. Merry Christmas. <g> ...Lee : Lee Richardson : mailto:email@example.com : +1 408.536.6412 : : Dev Mgr, FrameMaker : Adobe Systems, Inc : +1 408.537.5113 fax : ________________________________________ From ./FM556_linux/README ________________________________________ ReadMe for Adobe FrameMaker® 5.5.6b226 ________________________________________ Thank you for trying Adobe FrameMaker 5.5.6 for Linux beta software. This ReadMe document lists what's available in this release, known bugs and workarounds, and where to go for more information. The 5.5.6 Linux release of FrameMaker is based on the FrameMaker 5.5.6p145 Unix release. It provides core document creation and layout features, saves and prints, and can exchange documents with other versions of FrameMaker through either FASL or MIF. Specific features include: * FM 5.5.6 application supporting FASL (binary) and MIF (interchange) file formats * English (US, UK) dictionaries and hyphenation * PostScript fonts and printing to PostScript-based printers * Color libraries, including Pantone * Standard FM clients (HTML Export, WordCount, FMBatch, ...) * PNG and JPEG import filters based on NetPBM filter set This beta release does not include the following: * Acrobat Distiller * Text or graphic import or export through Inso or Itedo filters * Localized user interfaces (e.g., French, German, Japanese) * Authoring in Japanese, Chinese, or Korean * Adobe Online or PlacedPDF support ________________________________________ System Requirements * Intel® Pentium processor or greater * 32Mb RAM, 64Mb or greater recommended * 80-150Mb RAM + swap space recommended * 100Mb available hard disk space * Linux OS with glibc 2.0.7 or better (glibc 2.1 or better recommended) * portmap/rpcbind services installed (RFC 1833) * X Windows System X11R5 or later (for XFree86, version 3.3.x or better) Adobe FrameMaker 5.5.6 for Linux has been tested against Caldera 2.2, Red Hat 6.1, and SuSE 6.1. ________________________________________ Setup Installation instructions and licensing setup are documented in the email you received with your registration number. If you need a license, please use this URL: http://www.adobe.com/products/framemaker/fmlinux.html ________________________________________ Known Bugs This release contains the following known issues: * Graphic export through HTML or XML is not supported * KB Shortcut Shift-Tab, to move the focus backward through a dialog, does not work * Some navigational keys--Home, Pg Dn, Pg Up, Home, End, arrows--don't work ________________________________________ Reporting Problems Please note that Adobe FrameMaker 5.5.6 Beta for Linux is not a supported product, as described in the Beta End User License Agreement included with the product. Adobe Technical Support will not be able to answer questions or solve problems you may run into. However, we would like feedback! If you find bugs or have other items you would like us to know, please use: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org We cannot personally respond to your comments, but appreciate any information you care to send us about your experiences with FrameMaker on Linux. ________________________________________ For More Information Please use the following URLs for more information about Adobe, Adobe FrameMaker, or Adobe FrameMaker on Linux. General Adobe information http://www.adobe.com The FrameMaker home page http://www.adobe.com/products/framemaker/main.html FrameMaker on Linux http://www.adobe.com/products/framemaker/fmlinux.html ________________________________________ Getting Technical Information Adobe provides easy access to several large databases of technical notes and support issues. These databases contain information created by Adobe Technical Support and Customer Service regarding commonly asked technical questions and general information about Adobe products and programs. This information is available from the following sources: * From the World Wide Web. Use your Web browser to access http://www.adobe.com/supportservice/custsupport/database.html * From the FaxYI FAX system, which can fax a document to you. Call 206-675-6137 and follow the prompts. * From the automated "techdocs" e-mail service, which can e-mail a document to you. Send an e-mail to email@example.com and request the index by putting the number 100099 in the subject line. ________________________________________ Copyright (C) 1999 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved. Adobe, the Adobe logo, FrameMaker, FrameMaker+SGML, and FrameViewer are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated. All other brand or product names are trademarks of their respective companies or organizations. ** To unsubscribe, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org ** ** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. **