Saturday, September 24, 2016

How to Install Adobe Reader on Ubuntu 16.04

Adobe Reader software is the free global standard for reliably viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF documents.

Adobe Reader for Linux is no longer available for download from Adobe website. But we can still install it in Ubuntu through the old Canonical Partners repository.


Install Adobe Reader on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

 Open terminal and insert command line...
 
$ sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner"

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install acroread

$ sudo add-apt-repository -r "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner"

$ sudo apt-get update

Set Adobe Reader as default PDF reader:


$ sudo gedit /etc/gnome/defaults.list

    Find out and change the line

        application/pdf=evince.desktop

    into:

        application/pdf=acroread.desktop

    Add below line into the end:

        application/fdf=acroread.desktop
        application/xdp=acroread.desktop
        application/xfdf=acroread.desktop
        application/pdx=acroread.desktop

Finally save the file and restart nautilus to apply changes.

$ nautilus -q



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