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Old 06-29-2010, 11:22 AM
Colin Law
 
Default Upgrade to Document (pdf) Reader to enable handling of XBRL documents

On 29 June 2010 12:01, Andrew <andy.allen@virgin.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-06-28 at 16:20 +0100, Tony Pursell wrote:
>> On Mon, 2010-06-28 at 16:13 +0100, Andrew wrote:
>> > The latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader enables it to handle XBRL
>> > documents which HM Revenue and Customs are now using for (some) online
>> > tax returns. Is there an upgrade to the (Ubuntu) Document Reader to
>> > ensable it to do this? Alternatively, there's a version for linux
>> > downloadable from the Adobe website - AdbeRdr9.3.2-1_i486linux_enu.bin -
>> > but I'm afraid I haven't a clue as to how to install it. Any helpful
>> > advice gratefully received please.
>> >
>> > Andy
>> >
>> >
>> If you add the Canonical Partners repository to Software Centre (Edit >
>> Software Sources...), you can add Adobe Reader 9 to Ubuntu that way.
>>
>> Tony
>
> Thanks,
> Canonical Partners repository is checked but Adobe Acrobat Reader
> doesn't appear in the list of installable software! Maybe it isn't
> installable this way, so do I have to do it on the command line, eg
> apt-get install Acrobat 9 or similar?
>

It is called acroread in the repository

Colin

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