How to Install Adobe Acrobat Reader on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - LinuxConfig.org


#1

Please note that Adobe no longer supports Acrobat Reader for Linux. The latest native Linux version is 9.5.5 dated from 26/04/2013. From this reason you should refrain using/installing Adobe Acrobat Reader if possible to avoid potential vulnerabilities and hacker exploits.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-adobe-acrobat-reader-on-ubuntu-18-04-bionic-beaver-linux

#2

There’s no need to use i386 libs to install on Unbutu 18.04 (x64 architecture).

Do the following steps:

  • wget ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/unix/9.x/9.5.5/enu/AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.bin

  • chmod + x AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.bin

  • $ sudo ./AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.bin
    [sudo] senha para dsouza:

    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 9.5.5 [/opt]
    /opt

    Installing platform independent files … Done
    Installing platform dependent files … Done
    Setting up libraries … Done
    Setting up desktop and menu icons … Done
    Setting up the browser plugin … Done


#3

Sorry, when running it requests for libxml2.so.2.