This article shows you how to install acrobat 7 reader on Ubuntu Feisty distribution, it might also work for older and newer versions of Ubuntu. Using medibuntu Repository Medibuntu (Multimedia, Entertainment & Distractions In Ubuntu) is a repository of packages that cannot be included into the Ubuntu distribution for legal reasons (copyright, license, patent, etc). You will need to add a gpg key to Ubuntu to allow you to update the apt-get repository using the following command:
wget -q http://packages.medibuntu.org/medibuntu-key.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -
Now open up the repository source list using your favouriate editor:
sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list.d/feisty-multiverse.list
Add the following line to the end of you source list file
deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ feisty free non-free
Then, update the source list using the following command
sudo apt-get update
Finally install acrobat reader 7 with firefox plugin in Ubuntu Feisty
sudo apt-get install acroread mozilla-acroread acroread-plugins
You should now be able to launch Adobe Reader from “Applications ==> Office ==> Adobe Reader” Enjoy.

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