Install Adobe Reader on Fedora 22/21, CentOS/RHEL 7.1/6.7/5.11

1. Change Root User

2. Get Adobe Reader RPM package

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## 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 22/21/20/19

Note: On x86_64 bit system, 32-bit dependencies is also installed.

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## Fedora 22 ##
## English version ##
dnf install AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.rpm
 
## Install other needed packages on Fedora ##
dnf install nspluginwrapper.i686 libcanberra-gtk2.i686 adwaita-gtk2-theme.i686 PackageKit-gtk3-module.i686
 
 
## Fedora 21/20/19/18/17/16/15/14/13/12 ##
## English version ##
yum localinstall AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.rpm
 
## Install other needed packages on Fedora ##
yum install nspluginwrapper.i686 libcanberra-gtk2.i686 adwaita-gtk2-theme.i686 PackageKit-gtk3-module.i686
 
 

3b. Install Adobe Reader (acroread) on CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 7

Note: On x86_64 bit system, 32-bit dependencies is also installed.

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## Install nux-dextop repo ##
yum  localinstall http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/el7/x86_64/nux-dextop-release-0-5.el7.nux.noarch.rpm
 
## English version ##
yum –enablerepo=nux-dextop localinstall AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.rpm
 

 

3c. Install Adobe Reader (acroread) on CentOS 6.7 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6.7

Note: On x86_64 bit system, 32-bit dependencies is also installed.

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## English version ##
yum localinstall AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.rpm
 
## Install other needed packages on CentOS / Red Hat (RHEL) ##
yum install nspluginwrapper.i686 libcanberra-gtk2.i686 gtk2-engines.i686 PackageKit-gtk-module.i686
 
 

3d. Install Adobe Reader (acroread) on CentOS 5.11 and Red Hat (RHEL) 5.11

Note: On x86_64 bit system, 32-bit dependencies is also installed.

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## English version ##
yum localinstall AdobeReader_enu nspluginwrapper.i686
 
 

4. Start Adobe Reader (acroread)

Find Adode Reader on “Office Menu”.
Or
Start Adobe Reader with following command.

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acroread
 

 

5. Install Adobe Reader (Acrobat PDF Reader) Browser Plugin

This is not currently working on CentOS 7.

Simplest way is copy nppdf.so to browser plugins directory:

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## 32-bit system ##
cp /opt/Adobe/Reader9/Browser/intellinux/nppdf.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
 
## 64-bit system ##
cp /opt/Adobe/Reader9/Browser/intellinux/nppdf.so /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins/