How to install Adobe PDF Reader with Plug-in for Mozilla Firefox
Several other PDF-editing programs allow some minimal editing and adding of features to documents, and come with other
modules including a printer driver to create PDF files.
Install acrobat reader with firefox plugin in Ubuntu
sudo apt-get install acroread mozilla-acroread acroread-plugins
This will complete the installation
If you want top open acrobat reader go to Applications -> Office -> Adobe Reader
Once it opens you should see the following screen
Adobe Reader support with SCIM
Note: If you have added additional language support (SCIM) you will have trouble with running Adobe Reader 7.0. There
is a fix for this outlined below:
sudo gedit /usr/bin/acroread
Within that file change:
Save the file.
At this point Adobe Reader should work alongside additional language support (SCIM).
How to associate Adobe Reader for .pdf files in Ubuntu
This will explain how to set Adobe Reader as the default program for .pdf files on your Ubuntu system.
Right-click on any .pdf file Select “Properties”
Once it opens you need to select “Open With” Select Adobe Reader
This should now associate all .pdf files with Adobe Reader on your Ubuntu system.