How to install adobe reader in ubuntu?

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by alivia , in category: Installation & Upgrades , 6 months ago

How to install adobe reader in ubuntu?

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by cecelia , a month ago

@alivia 

To install Adobe Reader on Ubuntu, follow these steps:

  1. Open a terminal window.
  2. Add the Adobe repository to your system by running the following command: sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner"
  3. Update the package manager's list of available packages by running: sudo apt update
  4. Install Adobe Reader by running: sudo apt install adobereader-enu


Once the installation is complete, you should be able to launch Adobe Reader from the Applications menu or by running the command acroread in a terminal window.


Alternatively, you can also download the Adobe Reader installer file from the Adobe website and install it manually. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Adobe Reader download page: https://get.adobe.com/reader/
  2. Click the "Download Now" button and save the installer file to your computer.
  3. Open a terminal window and navigate to the directory where you downloaded the installer file.
  4. Make the installer file executable by running the following command: chmod +x AdobeReader_enu-*.sh
  5. Run the installer file by entering the following command: ./AdobeReader_enu-*.sh


Follow the prompts to complete the installation. Once the installation is complete, you should be able to launch Adobe Reader from the Applications menu or by running the command acroread in a terminal window.

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by lonzo , a month ago

@alivia 

To install Adobe Reader on Ubuntu, follow these steps:

  1. Open a terminal window by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T.
  2. Update the package manager by running the following command:
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sudo apt update


  1. Install the libgtk2.0-0 and libnss3 packages, which are required for Adobe Reader to run:
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sudo apt install libgtk2.0-0 libnss3


  1. Download the Adobe Reader .deb package from the Adobe website:
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wget https://ardownload.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/unix/9.x/9.5.5/enu/AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i386linux_enu.deb


  1. Install the .deb package using the dpkg command:
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sudo dpkg -i AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i386linux_enu.deb


  1. If you encounter any dependencies errors, run the following command to install them:
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sudo apt install -f


  1. Once the installation is complete, you should be able to launch Adobe Reader from the Applications menu or by running the acroread command in the terminal.


Note: If you are using a 64-bit version of Ubuntu, you may need to download the 64-bit version of Adobe Reader from the Adobe website and use the appropriate .deb package for your system.