This is guide shows, howto install Adobe Reader (Acrobat PDF Reader) current version 9.5.5 RPM on Fedora 25/24/23/22/21/20, CentOS 7.3/6.8/5.11, Red Hat (RHEL) 7.2/6.8/5.11. This method works both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures.

Note: Before it was possible install Adobe Reader using YUM, but currently there is not Adobe Reader in their 32-bit repo, so here is updated installation guide to get Adobe Reader working.

1. Change Root User


sudo -i
## OR ##
su -

2. Get Adobe Reader RPM package


cd /tmp

## English version ##
wget http://ardownload.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/unix/9.x/9.5.5/enu/AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.rpm

3a. Install Adobe Reader (acroread) on Fedora 25/24/23/22/21

Note: On x86_64 bit system, 32-bit dependencies is also installed.


## Fedora 25/24 ##
## English version ##
dnf install AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.rpm

## Install other needed packages on Fedora ##
dnf install libcanberra-gtk2.i686 adwaita-gtk2-theme.i686 PackageKit-gtk3-module.i686


## Fedora 23/22 ##
## English version ##
dnf install AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.rpm

## Install other needed packages on Fedora ##
dnf install nspluginwrapper.i686 libcanberra-gtk2.i686 adwaita-gtk2-theme.i686 PackageKit-gtk3-module.i686


## Fedora 21/20 ##
## English version ##
yum localinstall AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.rpm

## Install other needed packages on Fedora ##
yum install nspluginwrapper.i686 libcanberra-gtk2.i686 adwaita-gtk2-theme.i686 PackageKit-gtk3-module.i686

3b. Install Adobe Reader (acroread) on CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 7.3

Note: On x86_64 bit system, 32-bit dependencies is also installed.


## Install nux-dextop repo ##
yum localinstall http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/el7/x86_64/nux-dextop-release-0-5.el7.nux.noarch.rpm

## English version ##
yum localinstall AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.rpm libcanberra-gtk2.i686 adwaita-gtk2-theme.i686 PackageKit-gtk3-module.i686

3c. Install Adobe Reader (acroread) on CentOS 6.8 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6.8

Note: On x86_64 bit system, 32-bit dependencies is also installed.


## English version ##
yum localinstall AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.rpm

## Install other needed packages on CentOS / Red Hat (RHEL) ##
yum install nspluginwrapper.i686 libcanberra-gtk2.i686 gtk2-engines.i686 PackageKit-gtk-module.i686

3d. Install Adobe Reader (acroread) on CentOS 5.11 and Red Hat (RHEL) 5.11

Note: On x86_64 bit system, 32-bit dependencies is also installed.


## English version ##
yum localinstall AdobeReader_enu nspluginwrapper.i686

4. Start Adobe Reader (acroread)

Find Adode Reader on “Office Menu”.
Or
Start Adobe Reader with following command.


acroread

5. Adobe Reader Screenshots

Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader 9.5.5 Running on CentOS 7 64-bit:

Acrobat Reader Running on CentOS 7

Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader 9.5.5 Running on Fedora 20 64-bit:

Adobe Reader running on Fedora 20 64-bit

Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader 9.5.5 Running on CentOS 5.10 64-bit:

Adobe Reader running on CentOS 5.10 64-bit

6. Install Adobe Reader (Acrobat PDF Reader) Browser Plugin

This is not currently working on CentOS 7.

Simplest way is copy nppdf.so to browser plugins directory:


## 32-bit system ##
cp /opt/Adobe/Reader9/Browser/intellinux/nppdf.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/

## 64-bit system ##
cp /opt/Adobe/Reader9/Browser/intellinux/nppdf.so /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins/

32-bit Adobe Reader browser plugin on Firefox Fedora 20 64-bit

Adobe Reader browser plugin running on Firefox 64-bit (Fedora 20)

32-bit Adobe Reader browser plugin on CentOS 5.10 Firefox 24.2 64-bit

Adobe Reader browser plugin running on Firefox 64-bit (CentOS 5.10)