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Re: Quicky about acroread...

On Sat, 1 Feb 2003 16:45, ZephyrQ wrote:
> I haven't found a .deb for acroread, Acrobat's linux version of their
> .pdf reader.  Does one exist?  I realize it isn't free, but I also
> cannot get xpdf and/or ghostview to deal with passworded pdf files (as
> sent to me by my wife's student loan people...)
> 	I've dled the tarball, but can I install it without screwing something
> in my woody system? (aka, apt?)
> 	Thanks for your patience with the Debian newbie...

Yes, the install script will drop it all in /usr/local/Acrobat5/bin/

Check your $PATH variable, it should include an item '/usr/local/bin'.

You could put a symlink 'acroread' in /usr/local/bin to 
/usr/local/Acrobat5/bin/acroread so you can run it easily.

See man ln



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