How to Install Adobe Reader on Slackware 14.2 GNU/Linux

March 22, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Adobe Reader for Slackware 14.2

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Adobe Acrobat Reader for Slackware 14.2 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Free Adobe Reader for Slackware is the trusted standard for reliably viewing, printing, signing, and commenting on PDF documents.

Moreover, it’s the only PDF viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content including forms and multimedia.

Especially Relevant: the Process it’s quite Tricky so Relax and Take it Easy.

Finally, this Easy Guide it’s especially suitable for Slackware Linux Beginners.

Install Adobe Reader 9 for Slackware 14.2 - Featured
  1. 1. Launching the Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Slackbuild Package - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Downloading Adobe Reader Slackbuild

    Download Adobe Reader Slackbuild+Source for Slackware

    Get Slackbuild.tar.gz & Source.tar.bz2

    On Firefox Prompt if possible Select directly to Open Slackware.tar.gz with Archive Manager!

  3. 3. Extracting Adobe Reader Slackbuild

    Then Extract Slackbuild into /tmp
    Eventually on File Manager Double-Click on Package.

     - Slackbuild Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/adobe-reader*.tar.gz
  4. 4. Relocating Adobe Reader Source

    Next Move Source into Slackbuild

    mv ~/Downloads/AdbRdr*.tar.bz2 /tmp/adobe-reader*/

    The Package could be located otherwise into the /tmp/mozilla* Directory.

  5. 5. Building Slackware Package

    Now to Build Slackware Package
    First Access the Target Directory:

    cd /tmp/adobe-reader*

    Eventually Give Execution Permission:

    chmod +x adobe-reader*.SlackBuild

    Run the Build Script:

    sudo ./adobe-reader*.SlackBuild
  6. 6. Installing Adobe Reader Package

    Finally to Install Slackware Package

    sudo installpkg ../adobe-reader*.tgz
  7. So Now I’m truly Happy if this Info could Help You to Install Adobe Reader on Slackware 14.2!


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