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when i tried to open a pdf file in terminal using xpdf i get segmentation fault error. how do I solve this?

here is the command and error message:

xpdf 320Lecture10.pdf 
***** MediaBox = ll:0,0 ur:612,792
***** CropBox = ll:0,0 ur:612,792
***** Rotate = 0
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
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Try this. – green Aug 13 '13 at 10:53

This is a reported bug on

Anyway, you can try this method to solve your problem. In terminal run the following commands:

sudo apt-get install libfreetype6-dev libmotif-dev
tar xzpf xpdf-3.03.tar.gz
cd xpdf-3.03
./configure -with-freetype2-library=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu -with-freetype2-includes=/usr/include/freetype2 -with-Xm-library=/usr/lib -with-Xm-includes=/usr/include/Xm
sudo make install


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