Acroread vs. ctrl/z

Mihai T. Lazarescu mtlagm at
Fri Dec 20 00:22:36 UTC 2013

On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 03:07:49PM -0800, Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:

> When Adobe acroread is run from a terminal, ctrl/z doesn't suspend it.
> ^Z appears on the terminal, which hangs until acroread terminates itself
> or ctrl/c is pressed on the terminal.  However "$ acroread &" starts
> acroread in the background and ctrl/z suspends all other programs, as
> expected.  System is Fedora-19 with all updates installed.
> Has anyone else seen this?  What's going on?

Not here (same F19 updated):

    mihai at mtl> acroread 
    [1]+  Stopped                 acroread
    mihai at mtl> 

I use xterm and AdobeReader_enu-9.5.5-1.i486


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