Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Uninstall and reinstall Adobe Reader 9 on Debian Linux

I upgrade Adobe Reader.

Uninstall

To uninstall Adobe Reader 9.4.6, issue the command:

 /opt/Adobe/Reader9/bin/UNINSTALL



Install
To download the latest version, visit the Adobe web page here.
To install Adobe Reader 9.4.7, issue the commands:
chmod +x AdbeRdr9.4.7-1_i486linux_enu.bin
 ./AdbeRdr9.4.7-1_i486linux_enu.bin


Things I should see

Extracting files, please wait. (This may take a while depending on the configuration of your machine)

This installation requires 136 MB of free disk space.

Enter installation directory for Adobe Reader 9.4.7 [/opt] 
/opt

Installing platform independent files ... Done
Installing platform dependent files ... Done
Setting up libraries ... Done
Setting up desktop and menu icons ... Done
Setting up the browser plugin ... Done

References:

I have read this page entitled "Remove Linux Adobe Acrobat Reader installed from binary".

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