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Old 01-20-2013, 11:48 PM   #1
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Installing Adobe pdf reader on F17


Hi all,
I tried to install Adobe pdf reader with yum install... command but it is showing No packages found.
Please suggest how can I install it or what other pdf readers can be installed on f17

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Old 01-21-2013, 02:44 AM   #2
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You can download rpm file from site of Adobe
 
Old 01-21-2013, 03:16 AM   #3
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Just a suggestion if you want to skip adobe, evince is a very light and fast pdf reader, and it is probably in the repository of your distribution.

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Old 01-21-2013, 06:58 AM   #4
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You can download rpm file from site of Adobe
From Adobe site i downloaded AdbeRdr9.5.3-1_i486linux_enu.bin. Then i used following commands
#su
# chmod +x AdbeRdr9.5.3-1_i486linux_enu.bin
# ./AdbeRdr9.5.3-1_i486linux_enu.bin

Extracting files, please wait. (This may take a while depending on the configuration of your machine)

This installation requires 136 MB of free disk space.

Enter installation directory for Adobe Reader 9.5.3 [/opt]

Now when I check /opt directory I don find any such file or folder.

Please suggest what should I do.

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Old 01-21-2013, 02:29 PM   #5
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evince or Ocular are WAY better on a linux OS
If at all possible avoid using Adobe's "reader" like the plague ( black death)

to install a program in /opt you MUST do it as root .

Also "evince" is already installed ( BY default ) for Gnome , and Ocular is installed ,by default, for KDE
 
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Old 01-21-2013, 03:02 PM   #6
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Now when I check /opt directory I don find any such file or folder.

Please suggest what should I do.

Regards
Try the method outlined in this guide - http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mj...7.html#acrobat

This might actually be easier.
 
  


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