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Old 05-19-2005, 03:38 AM   #1
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acrobat reader 7

Hi.. i need a package for my debian in order to install acrobat reader 7.0
as u can see here
is has only rpm and tar.gz packages.... Where can i find a .deb package?
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You can compile and install the tar.gz package on Debian.
make install (as root)

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Old 05-19-2005, 09:14 AM   #3
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If there is no special reason why you need a .deb-package, you can just get the .tar.gz file from Adobe, unpack it to a temporary folder, cd to that folder and run

./INSTALL as root (no compiling required).

To install the Mozilla plugins, look for the "Browser" subdirectory in the Acrobat install folder and take a look at the readme. There is script, which copies "" to the browser plugins-directory. You can do this last step manually also, I guess...

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Old 05-19-2005, 10:56 AM   #4
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hehe, tis is a no brainer for debian. I m surprised u asked.
"apt-get install acroread"
Old 05-19-2005, 11:48 AM   #5
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If apt-get doesn't find it, add " deb unstable main " to your sources list (without the quotes). Then do apt-get update, followed by apt-get install acroread.

Good luck!



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