Here’s a quick way to install Adobe Reader in Ubuntu 12.10 if you haven’t already done so. In previous editions of Ubuntu, one could easily install Adobe Reader just by enabling Ubuntu Partner repository and installing Acroread.

Not anymore. Now you must manually download Adobe Reader deb package file and install it. That’s what this post is going to show you.


  • Install Adobe Reader (Acroread) in Ubuntu 12.10
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, copy and paste the line below and press Enter to download Adobe Reader package.





Finally, run the commands below to install Adobe Reader

sudo dpkg -i AdbeRdr9*




After installing, go to Dash and launch Adobe Reader