Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [adobe-acrobat]

Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF)

2
votes
0answers
40 views

Alternatives to Adobe Reader/Editor? [duplicate]

So the wife is on her last straw with Windows 10, and I want to switch her to Ubuntu. She uses Reader for her Girl Scouts/Guides PDF work, just basic text changes and entering. The question is: Does ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Write to existing Adobe PDF document,Ubuntu 18.04

Is there a Linux program that will allow me to write to an existing Adobe PDF document?I had a form sent to me that needs to be filled out and returned.Is it possible to do this without installing ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Missing fonts in Acrobat reader in wine

I have managed to install Adobe Acrobat Reader (the only "free" PDF editor I could find) in wine. This is working, but a lot of texts are not being rendered. I have run the following to install it (...
2
votes
0answers
4k views

How can I install Adobe reader on Ubuntu 18.04.1? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Acrobat reader on Ubuntu latest version. I followed the step by step instructions in this web site, but when I try to execute the wine commands wine AcroRdrDC1800920044_en_US....
2
votes
0answers
695 views

Acrobat Reader by playonlinux: Error in POL_Wine

I installed Acrobat Reader DC (2015 version) on Ubuntu 16.04 by playonlinux. It works fine but if I call it by command line: playonlinux --run Adobe\ Acrobat\ Reader\ DC mypdffile.pdf when I close ...
0
votes
0answers
173 views

Why can't evince open this pdf issued by my bank while adobe pdf reader can? [duplicate]

When I'm trying out a PDF which is a form fill PDF given to me by my bank for signing up to a business account Evince (3.26.0) just shows me the following Which is not very helpful. I waited for 10 ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Is it possible to open a pdf that requires Adobe Reader 8 without using acroread?

I have a PDF file (first link here) that when opened says: The document you are trying to load requires Adobe Reader 8 or higher. You may not have the Adobe Reader installed or your viewing ...
118
votes
7answers
476k views

How do I install Adobe Acrobat in Ubuntu 16.04?

I know the thread How do I install Adobe Acrobat Reader deb package downloaded from Adobe website? However, there is no Linux anymore in the installation site here. Unsuccessful attempts I do ...
8
votes
4answers
2k views

Cannot open 'PDF portfolio'

How can I open a pdf portfolio (pdf file which contains multiple pdfs) that was made with Adobe on Mac or PC? I've tried FoxIt, Evince, and qpdfview but none of them work. I get a message saying "...
0
votes
1answer
361 views

Cannot copy text from Acrobat reader on Ubuntu

I'm using Adobe Reader version 9.5.5 04/26/2013 on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. I can select some text in Acrobat reader, I can use the menu Edit->Copy but when I paste in Gedit, nothing happens and nothing is ...
0
votes
2answers
590 views

PDF file demands latest Acrobat, how can I read it?

I downloaded my college transcript and the file demands the latest version of Adobe Acrobat. After poking around I downloaded Adobe Reader 9.5.5 but the PDF won't cooperate since that program's too ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

ubuntu vs windows adobe products [duplicate]

Considering ditching windows 10 altogether.. But one of my main concerns is losing adobe acrobat. What is the best free and paid pdf editors for ubuntu? Need to be able text. Also is there anything ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How can Adobe Acrobat Reader be seriously installed in Ubuntu 15.04?

None of methods that are suggested here work on my laptop. Do you know another way to install it?
6
votes
3answers
22k views

Install Adobe Acrobat XI with wine

Adobe Acrobat XI has a silver rating on WineHQ, meaning it should work, right? I right click acrobat.exe, and the installation wizard pops up and installs successfully with no errors. However, I tick ...
6
votes
6answers
13k views

Changing default app for PDF

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I want to set acrobat reader as a default app for PDF files. Right clicking and going "open with" does not get me anywhere because app is not listed. not even under "other ...
1
vote
0answers
141 views

Evince does not see my search string. But why not?

I have got a number of pdf documents (bank account statements), where I regularly need to search for certain kinds of transaction by keyword. Recently I observed that with Acrobat 9 (a very old ...
2
votes
0answers
102 views

Acrobat Reader and second screen

I try to use Acrobat Reader on a second screen. If I open AR on the second screen and ask for fullscreen mode, AR open the fullscreen on the main screen. It is impossible to video project in ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

Can't print in portrait

Since this morning, I can't print in full size portrait. No matter how I fiddle the printing options, reboot the computer, restart the printer, the hard copy always comes out half size, 2 pages per ...
5
votes
4answers
6k views

Annotating PDFs in Evince and then viewing the output in Acrobat / Adobe products

As I don't use Windows whatsoever and have been a big fan of Evince for some time, I was really happy to learn that Evince now supports the addition of annotations (even if it doesn't support the ...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

PDF viewer/editor [duplicate]

On Windows I use Adobe Acrobat. With that I can create, edit pdf's or just fill in documents. There are programs available for making/editing pdf but they don't work that well. So I am hoping you ...
1
vote
1answer
142 views

Disabling Acrobat Reader's automatic updates

Having installed Adobe Acrobat Reader (acroread) from the Canonical Partner repository on a client computer (Ubuntu 12.04), I was asked if I could turn off the automatic updates. So, does Acrobat ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How to remove acroread [duplicate]

After trying to install Acroread I did try to to remove it, with no success, the message follows. Please help me because the software center was disabled as the result sudo apt-get remove acroread ...
0
votes
1answer
323 views

Issues when installing Adobe Acrobat Reader

Actually I'm trying to install the acro reader on my 13.10 Ubuntu desktop. I have activated the Canonical repositoy (already availble in my software packages) by ticking the checkbox but when opening ...
0
votes
1answer
158 views

I have 2 versions of Adobe Reader

I once installed Reader from the Adobe website. It was full of bugs and didn't come with text in the menu so I decided to uninstall it and install a different version. I tried: sudo apt-get ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

Software Updater showing updates for removed applications

Recently, Software Updater (13.04) showed updates for Adobe Reader. Because I didn't need the application anymore, I didn't download the updates and uninstalled it (through Ubuntu Software Center). ...
0
votes
1answer
271 views

Acroread save settings

How can I get acroread to remember the printing settings I chosse? In particular, I set double sided printing each time and it forgets it next time.
3
votes
1answer
88 views

How do I automate the installation of acroread?

I would like to install acroread via script without interaction. Is there a way to pre-accept the license agreement?
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Multiple errors while installing acroread on Ubuntu 12.10 64b

From here I obtained the latest deb file, double-click that opens Software Center and click install. I got: The package is of bad quality The installation of a package which violates the quality ...
2
votes
0answers
27 views

KFP file in ubuntu?

My print shop provides a KFP file for checking a PDF for print readiness. It seems that this file can be imported into Acrobat Professional (keyword: Preflight Profile), but is a Kinko's File Prep ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Can't install acroread - 'dpkg returned an error code (1)'

After running sudo apt-get install acroread, I got the following output Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Suggested packages: libldap2 ...
3
votes
1answer
9k views

Where can I find old versions of Acrobat Reader (<9.4) in deb form?

It turns out that apparently Adobe has disabled movie playback in newer versions (9.4 and up) of Acrobat Reader in Linux. Where can I find deb packages of older versions? The idea is to overwrite ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Adobe Reader problem in running: internal error

I just have installed adobe reader using apt-get install acroread. but it does not run, and shows this message: An Internal Error Occured
5
votes
0answers
274 views

PDF reader with Highlighting support and save the file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I highlight PDFs? I am missing the feature of Highlighting the PDF file directly from reader and saving the changes in the file. This is a feature of Adobe Acrobat ...
0
votes
0answers
7k views

Acrobat reader in 12.04 64bit version [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Adobe Acrobat Reader? I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS (amd64 bit version) on my laptop. After installing the AdbeRdr9.5.1-1_i386linux_enu.deb file ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How do I close Adobe Acrobat from within terminal?

I am writing a shell script in which I must close Adobe Acrobat. What command should I use?
14
votes
6answers
16k views

Is Acrobat reader X coming to Ubuntu? [closed]

Do we know when Adobe release X reader for Ubuntu? It has some good features!