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I just installed adobe reader 9(acroread ) package from the ubuntu software center. I am trying to activate the read out loud feature but it doesn't seem to work. I have tried fixes mentioned everywhere: I installed libgnome-speech7 package and ran:

sudo /var/lib/dpkg/info/acroread.postinst configure

The output of this command turns out to be:

No LSB modules are available.

Does anyone know how to get read out loud work? Also, I am not able to get the adobe reader browser plugin to work. I installed the ia32-libs package since I am on a 64-bit system. But, no dice. The browser plugin is also not working. Could anybody please help me out here?

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I can't even find a way to open documents from the UI with it as I'm having the same problem. It doesn't show up in the list of available applications. – colan Jun 13 '13 at 20:50

Install lsb:

sudo apt-get install lsb-core
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