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Old 03-14-2004, 10:05 AM   #1
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Trying to install Acrobat Reader...


Hello,

Im trying to install acrobat reader on my new debian os. I unpacked the zip and read the README file that said that I had to run the INSTALL script. Now... how do I run an INSTALL script?? What commands do i need to use?

Thanks!
 
Old 03-14-2004, 11:27 AM   #2
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Usually you can run it by just typing its name at the command line if its an executable file.

If not, some might require you to type:

./sh <scriptname>.sh

Have you read the README or INSTALL file? Those usually will have the basic steps on how to install.
 
Old 04-05-2004, 12:19 PM   #3
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hey. i was having the same problem. i figured it out about 2 min ago. actually, the post from trickykid gave me a clue. you need to type ./INSTALL (in caps) at the su command prompt.

have fun
 
Old 04-06-2004, 01:56 PM   #4
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I have the exact same problem ,just that
...../ADOBE/# ./INSTALL

ERROR: No configurations found ... aborting

...../ADOBE/#

-----------------
./INSTALL was with caps lock ON .

When I unTAR the arhive I receive the message :

The file or directory tar:/root/.../kits/ILINXR.install/ILINXR.TAR/Reader/res does not exist.

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- yes I am a newbie - the arhive is not good ?...any ideeas accepted
 
Old 04-06-2004, 05:37 PM   #5
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Did you try to install adobe with apt-get?david
 
Old 09-22-2004, 05:17 PM   #6
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You need to run the ./INSTALL script as root and ensure that the path to this script does not have spaces in it.

Last edited by baba70; 09-23-2004 at 04:17 AM.
 
Old 09-22-2004, 09:52 PM   #7
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gnome and kde both have pdf viewers built in. Also there is xpdf for those without kde or gnome. remember that 99% of distros come with about 95% of what you need, pdf included.
 
Old 11-04-2004, 06:00 PM   #8
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Hi mates, I also had the same problem, but I've found a solution by installing Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.09 in RPM format. The only you have to do is to get the file from (for example):

http://dag.wieers.com/packages/acroread/

and install it by typing:

rpm -Uvh acroread-5.0.9-1.0.rh9.dag.i386.rpm

Good luck mates!
 
  


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