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PDF file viewer that can open and interact with all PDF documents

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Adobe Reader 9 and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (Wine)

I installed Adobe Reader in Ubuntu 21.04 because it is required for sign-in documents authenticated, e,e E adhar, etc. Recently I upgraded Ubuntu from 21.04 to 21.10, and I observed that Adobe Reader ...
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PDF/eBook reader with horizontal scrolling feature instead of vertical

So far all the readers I experienced scroll pages vertically, while fitting horizontally A4 pages' width. Are there softwares out there able to: "swipe left" pages fit vertically both A4 ...
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Putting Digital Signature on PDF in Ubuntu 20.04

Adobe Acrobat DC on windows support this feature. While snap package adobe acrobat is partially functional on linux, as it logs incompatibility message. So actually I am looking for signing my offer ...
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Fonts not displayed properly in Adobe Acrobat in Ubuntu

While opening PDF in Adobe Acrobat in Ubuntu, the fonts are misrepresented as follows. I tried to fix this by checking the option "Use local fonts" but it did not help. The document reading ...
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Pdf Reader on Ubuntu 20.04 which has capability of choosing text and bacground color

I used to read a lot of pdf books. So I used adobe reader on windows with gray background and black text color which I feel comforting for the eyes. I have tried different pdf readers which have corol ...
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Adobe Acrobat Reader after installation shows, "After installing this snap it is recommend to disconnect network interface"

When I run Adobe Acrobat, I get a message that starts with Note: After installing this snap it is recommend to disconnect network interface so that app does not auto update it. As new versions break ...
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Adobe Reader application association issue

I have a few strange PDF files (that I received once from my bank) that open correctly only in Adobe Reader. So on my new Ubuntu 20.04 I installed Adobe Reader from the latest available Linux version (...
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how to install adobe reader in ubuntu 18.04 in dell inspion 14 laptop [duplicate]

I am a fresher to ubuntu.please help me to install adobe reader in 18.04.
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How to check if PDF document has been signed (probably with Adobe)?

I'm on Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I received a document, then forwarded it to other people who should be able to modify it. However digital signatures might prevent that. How do I check if Adobe was used to ...
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Adobe reader on wine not rendering text entry boxes

I have just installed adobe acrobat reader latest version using wine and I noticed that there are no text entry fields anywhere. Originally, the text labels were not visible as well but I managed to ...
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Adobe Reader DC fails to write PDF even though real printer installed

When I try to print a file from Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, I get this error message: Before you can perform print-related tasks such as page setup or printing a document, you need to install a printer. ...
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How can I open an editable pdf?

I am not able to open this file with Evince or Okular, but I can open this file with Reader on Windows. Here's is a picture:
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Missing fonts in sticky notes of Adobe Reader in Wine

I have been using Adobe Reader XI with Wine (Playonlinux) without much problems. But serious problems arise when I use comment tools such as sticky notes. Please see the image for an example. There ...
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Any way to change PDF from Portrait to Landscape without rotating it?

It drives me crazy that all books and papers I have to read are in portrait mode, yet my screen is in landscape mode. Is there a possibility to change the layout of a PDF from portrait to landscape? I ...
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how to open PDF file at specific page in the terminal?

I am trying to open a .pdf file with FoxitReader from the terminal. The following works on the terminal: /opt/foxitsoftware/foxitreader/FoxitReader "Document.pdf" But this doesn't: /opt/...
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Adobe Reader (or any third part software) on Steam Play

A week or so ago, Valve released a feature that implements compatibility to Windows games on Steam via Proton. As far as I understood, the engine is basically Wine. I was wondering whether it would be ...
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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 (...
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Install the latest version of the Adobe Reader in Ubuntu or wine

In Ubuntu, I want to open a PDF document generated for Adobe Reader 10. Apparently the latest version which I can install is Adobe Reader 9.5.5. Is there a way to install version 10? I installed Wine,...
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No Pdf reader plugin 18.04

There is no PDF reader plugin available for Ubuntu 18.04 Budgie. Where would one be if one existed. The old adobe version for linux seems to be no longer available, synaptic package manager had ...
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Has anyone installed adobereader-enu on Ubuntu 17.10? [duplicate]

Has anyone installed adobereader-enu on Ubuntu 17.10? I was running AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i386i386linux_enu.deb before I purged JPEG due to some silly issue - now I cannot install the reader. The ...
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How do I fix a stalled installation of Adobe Reader DC using PlayonLinux in Xubuntu 17.10?

How do I fix a stalled installation of Adobe Reader DC using PlayonLinux in Xubuntu 17.10? (I need Adobe Reader because I need particular features not available on other Linux-friendly PDF readers.) I ...
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How to set papersize in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu Linux since a few years and there is one very ugly thing i came across a lot of time: When trying to print okular and also via the command line (lpr) there is often a problem with ...
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Reader with highlight tool

I want a pdf reader just like adobe reader with highlight tool and full screen mode. Also with change background ,text color feature?
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How can I install Adobe Reader on Ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

I found an outdated solution for installing Adobe Reader here on askubuntu. I followed the steps but after updating my sources using sudo apt-get update I am getting the following error: Hit:1 http:...
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How to natively install Adobe Reader in Ubuntu 16.04?

I downloaded this .deb file recommended in the answers to this question. The icon appeared in my Applications search, but when I click it, nothing happens. If I right-click it, and then click in "Show ...
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Using the Adobe browser plugin to view pdf files (or alternatives) on Ubuntu 14.04

I am in the process of applying for a Marie Curie fellowship, and the application forms are all online. Unfortunately, I need to fill out certain parts of the application by opening an editable pdf ...
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Fancy bookmarks in pdf readers [duplicate]

Foxit reader allows you to create new bookmarks and also set style properties With Evince, you can view bookmarks without style, you can't create new ones With Adobe Reader 9, you can view long ...
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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 ...
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Adobe PDF for Ubuntu 64 bit 15.10

I have upgraded to a 64 bit, and installed Ubuntu 15.10, I'm lacking a good PDF reader. How do I install Adobe Reader for Ubuntu even though it is no longer available for Linux?
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How do I concatenate multiple JPEG images into a PDF?

I am trying to concatenate multiple JPEG images into a single PDF document. I used LibreOffice to make a great thumbnail collage, but it isn't acceptable to the agency to which I am trying to send it....
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Acrobat 9 on Ubuntu 14

I've got the newest possible version of Acrobat that is available for Linux. From time to time I get RSException from acroread. Does anyone know what's the reason of this exception and how I could ...
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Problem installing Adobe Reader with wine

I tried installing Abode Reader and running it using Wine. While my notepad++ is working fine with wine. But when I tried installing Adobe Reader, it showed the dialog box written Set up was ...
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How to play an embedded sound in a PDF on Ubuntu?

I've been trying to play the embedded sounds that are in a PDF document. I have tried installing the latest Adobe Reader released for Ubuntu and I also installed the Okular but none of these readers ...
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Highlight text in CHM files

I have few chm files and i'm using xchm reader as the tool. but i need to highlight some important points in the documents. is there is any possible plugin for xchm or any special chm readers ...
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Adobe Reader XI opening file problem

I have the following error message in AR XI : There was an error opening this document. This file cannot be found when I try to open a pdf document by clicking-right on it, both with default ...
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Associate a wine program to right click

I've just installed Adobe Reader XI on ubuntu 14.04, but I can't have this program on right click. I used to some times ago, but I don't remember how to do that. I tried some .desktop file in .local/...
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How can Adobe Acrobat Reader be installed in Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

It's getting silly that there doesn't seem to be alternative that can deal with JavaScript-driven vector animations in PDFs, but c'est la vie: how can Adobe Acrobat Reader be installed in Ubuntu 15.04?...
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Adobe Reader 9.5.5 unable to Print Pdf afte upgrading to ubuntu 15.04

I've upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. Now my Adobe Reader 9.5.5 won't print pdf. qpdfview is working fine but I need Adobe Reader 9.5.5 to print booklets. The printing status shows Processing but doesn't ...
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Acrobat XI Pro like pdf reader

How do I install a PDF reader like "acrobat XI pro" which lets me highlight text, has text recognition and lets me combine and convert PDF from and to other formats?
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Adobe Acrobat Reader version 10/11 & Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. I have enabled the partners repo & installed Adobe Reader 9.5.5 OK. Unfortunately, I need Adobe Reader version 10 or 11 for the particular .pdf file I'm using. If ...
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is it possible to install Adobe Reader X or X1 in Ubuntu 14.04?

If it is, can you please provide the steps?
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Acroread deamon

I have installed the Adobe Reader and it works fine. But whenever I start Ubuntu there will also start a process called acroread. This process probably enhances the speed if you open the Adobe Reader. ...
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Adobe reader and terminal

i want to open Adobe Reader via terminal and pass some pdf files' absolute paths to it to open them like for instance for virtualbox in terminal u can write that to start VM "virtualbox --startvm ...
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certificate signed pdf

Our Company uses pdf's secured by an .pfx. You must import the .pfx - certificate to read this document. I've tested evince but it can't handle that. It works fine with the latest Adobe Reader for ...
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Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "unity-gtk-module" Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently on my computer. After I followed this link to install Adobe pdf reader, ever time I use xdg-open to open a pdf file, there are tons of message showing on my screen: ...
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Trouble downloading Adobe Reader in Xubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I been trying to install adobe reader from Synaptic Package Manager but I keep getting a error message. Are any of you experiencing the same error or bug? I even tried downloading it from the Terminal ...
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Adobe acrobat reader 9 . No read out loud function

I need help in activating the read out loud function in Acrobat reader 9. I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit edition and I installed the missing 32 bit libraries but nothing works and the reading tab in ...
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Adobe Reader for Linux discontinued [duplicate]

I can't find the download for adobe reader any more. I installed it about a month or two ago on my other machine. AM I BLIND? http://get.adobe.com/reader/download/
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Acroread can't edit annotations: Commenting Not Allowed [duplicate]

I started annotating a pdf on a windows machine but then I wanted to make some changes on my Linux machine later. I have the native Linux acroread 9 installed which can do comments but there's a 50% ...
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Adobe Reader (acroread) 64 bit looks bad

I installed acroread on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with gdebi (also tried dpkg and via repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner"). The result looks bad. For example the open-dialog is ...
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