f20 - acrobat reader where are thou?
rgm at htt-consult.com
Fri Dec 27 19:10:54 UTC 2013
On 12/27/2013 01:56 PM, Dan Thurman wrote:
> On 12/27/2013 10:24 AM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> On 12/27/2013 01:12 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> On 12/27/2013 12:54 PM, Tom Horsley wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:46:17 -0500
>>>> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>>>> I downloaded and installed: adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
>>>> I don't know where you found that,
>>> adobe.com download flash-plugin via yum path.
>>>> but adobe doesn't seem
>>>> interested in supporting yum any longer. The best you can do
>>>> these days is go to the adobe.com site and follow the download
>>>> links for acrobat and you can get a rpm from the adobe site.
>>> They do seem to support it for flash-plugin. Maybe becuase they
>>> have to do security updates so frequently.
>>> Meanwhile for acrobat I got: AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i486linux_enu.bin
>>> but step 3 of 3 is coming up blank. What do I do with this .bin file.
>> I don't believe this! I turned AdBlock off for this page, and it is
>> nothing but an AD!!!! No instructions on what to do with a .bin
>> file. I ASSuME that I move it to /bin or /sbin or some such? Where
>> is it safe to put?
> I think the steps are:
> 1) Download adobe YUM repo package
> (which you did: adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm)
> Install YUM repo package:
> # yum localinstall ./adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
> This creates the YUM repo file for Adobe in:
> # ls -l /etc/yum.repos.d/adobe-linux-i386.repo
> (Make sure repo is "enabled=1", use vi)
> If the repo file is not there, then it is not installed.
# cat adobe-linux-i386.repo
name=Adobe Systems Incorporated
> 2) List the adobe files available for installation:
> # yum list | grep adobe
> AdobeReader_XXX.YYY (select your language. (English, XXX=enu,
# yum list | grep adobe
flash-plugin.i386 18.104.22.1682-release @adobe-linux-i386
adobe-source-code-pro-fonts.noarch 1.017-3.fc20 updates
adobe-source-libraries.i686 1.0.43-19.fc20 fedora
adobe-source-libraries-devel.i686 1.0.43-19.fc20 fedora
adobe-source-libraries-doc.i686 1.0.43-19.fc20 fedora
adobe-source-sans-pro-fonts.noarch 1.050-2.fc20 fedora
texlive-adobemapping.noarch 3:svn28079.0-3.fc20 fedora
No AdobeReader listed :(
> 3) Yum install AdobeReader_XXX.YYY
> 4) Good luck finding the Adobe Reader menu icon, but command-line
> executable is:
> Hope this helps!
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