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I have a PDF form I need to fill in. But I cannot open it, the message displayed is: "To view the full contents of this document, you need a later version of the PDF viewer", plus a link to adobe.

I tried with Konqueror, pdfedit and xpdf. Please advise.

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! What kind of document is it? Some general one provided by an widely known organisation? Is it a publicly available one for which you can share the source? You may want to add those details to your question. It's not answerable in the current state. Oh and 1) "Konqueror" is the old name for a web browser. Did you mean Okular perhaps? 2) You tagged Abobe Reader, but you didn't mention it as an option you've tried. – gertvdijk Jan 12 '13 at 14:07

If you cannot get a satisfactory result from any available Linux application, you can try this freeware Windows application under WINE as a much lighter (with many more features) alternative to Adobe Reader:

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This should not be needed for PDFs. – Martin Schröder Jan 13 '13 at 13:21
user121717 seemed unable to open a PDF file with a number of linux applications and was directed to adobe reader, upon which Sadi suggested this application as a last resort before trying adobe reader, whereas Martin Schröder didn't suggest anything at all ;-) – Sadi Jan 14 '13 at 7:45
If the PDF is broken, WINE won't help. – Martin Schröder Jan 14 '13 at 7:47
If the user is getting a message like '"To view the full contents of this document, you need a later version of the PDF viewer", plus a link to adobe', probably PDF is not broken, but it might contain some elements which are not supported by the PDF viewer used, I think. – Sadi Jan 14 '13 at 9:01

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