Upgrade to Document (pdf) Reader to enable handling of XBRL documents

Andrew andy.allen at virgin.net
Tue Jun 29 11:01:02 UTC 2010

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

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?


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