Install Adobe Reader on Fedora 34/33, CentOS/RHEL 8.3 - Comment Page: 9

This is guide shows, howto install Adobe Reader (Acrobat PDF Reader) current version 9.5.5 RPM on Fedora 34/33, CentOS 8.3, Red Hat (RHEL) 8.3. This method works on 64-bit architectures. [inttf_post_ad1] Check video version of guide: Watch More Videos and Subscribe to if-not-true-then-false.com Youtube Channel 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 34/33 Note: On x86_64 bit system, 32-bit dependencies is also installed. ## Fedora...

257 comments on “Install Adobe Reader on Fedora 34/33, CentOS/RHEL 8.3 - Comment Page: 9

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    1. This doesn’t work for me on Fedora 29. I get libgdk_pixbuf_xlib-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I have been unable to figure out how to resolve this issue.

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    2. This is Awesome!

      Worked perfectly on Fedora 29.

      Thank you. I have just added the configuration of Firefox to make my life even easier by doing:

      #### On Firefox:
      “`
      about:preferences
      -> then find for pdf
      Portable Document Format PDF -> “Then here I have changed to Use Adobe Reader”
      “`

      All sorted!

      Thank you!!

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    3. This was wonderful — easy to use.

      I have a longstanding problem with non-embedded fonts for acroread on linux (I use fedora). Is there a mindless way to install all the fonts acroread could possible ever need?

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    4. Does anyone know how to install libpangox-1.0.so.0 so AdobeReader will install on CentOS 7?

      .rpm file is already downloaded.

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    5. Thanks. I followed your steps on a Fedora Core 29 machine and got this message when trying to run acroread:

      /opt/Adobe/Reader9/Reader/intellinux/bin/acroread: error while loading shared libraries: libgdk_pixbuf_xlib-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

      which I solved via an additional command:

      sudo dnf install gdk-pixbuf2-xlib.i686

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    6. worked flawlessly with the provided commands on fedora 29.
      thanks ;-)

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    7. Still working on Fedora 29 — thanks!

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    8. On recently installed Fedora 30 with Mate-Compiz desktop.
      When I start AdobeReader with the command acroread I get this response 15 times as it starts-

      dnf install libcanberra-gtk2.i686 adwaita-gtk2-theme.i686 PackageKit-gtk3-module.i686

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    9. Does not work on Fedora 30. Installing dependencies get:

      Error: Transaction check error:
      file /usr/share/xml/fontconfig/fonts.dtd from install of fontconfig-2.13.1-8.fc30.i686 conflicts with file from package fontconfig-2.13.1-6.fc30.x86_64

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      • Hi Brian,

        Thanks, I have to check this.

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        • I have the same error on Fedora 29.

          Error: Transaction check error:
          file /usr/share/fontconfig/conf.avail/65-nonlatin.conf from install of fontconfig-2.13.1-9.fc29.i686 conflicts with file from package fontconfig-2.13.1-3.fc29.x86_64
          file /usr/share/xml/fontconfig/fonts.dtd from install of fontconfig-2.13.1-9.fc29.i686 conflicts with file from package fontconfig-2.13.1-3.fc29.x86_64

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    10. This worked beautifully!!

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    11. I`ve got Fedora and an error for this commands:
      cp /opt/Adobe/Reader9/Browser/intellinux/nppdf.so /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins/

      What should I do?

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      • the error is: /opt/Adobe/Reader9/Reader/intellinux/bin/acroread: error while loading shared libraries: libgdk_pixbuf_xlib-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

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    12. The links are not available anymore.
      I suggest to use this resource – [removed]

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      • Please check again, should be available normally.

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    13. Thank you so much, this worked!
      For university my science lab requires me to book equipment using Adobe specifically, now I don’t have to dual boot into Windows to submit my form! Thank you so much

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    14. i used this method and installed adobe in fedora properly. but highlighter is not working. i want to uninstall it. how i can do that. please inform

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