How to Install Latest Acrobat Reader 9 i386 on Linux Debian 64bit

May 24, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Tutorial shows you How to Install the Latest Acrobat Player 32-bit on a Debian Amd64 Linux Architecture.

The Tutorial use the Debian 32-bit Emulated Mode like Delineated in this Useful Post.

Debian Crazy Penguin
  1. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  2. Login as SuperUser
    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  3. Provide to Enable the Needed 32-bit Arch
    dpkg --add-architecture i386
    apt-get update
  4. Download Latest Acrobat Reader .deb Package

    Adobe Reader .deb
  5. Access the Downloaded .deb Archive

    cd $HOME/Downloads
  6. Give it the Execution Permissions.

    cd  
    chmod +x acroreader.deb
  7. Install GDebi Package Installer.

    sudo apt-get install gdebi
  8. Install Adobe Acrobat Reader.

    gdebi acroreader*.deb
  9. To Start the Acrobat Reader from Terminal
    ./opt/Adobe/Reader9/bin/acroread
  10. Possibly put the binary Into the Path with a Symlink
    ln -s /opt/Adobe/Reader9/bin/acroread /usr/bin/acroread

    After you should Verify that the Acrobat Reader is Into your Path by:

    which acroread


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