Upgrade to Document (pdf) Reader to enable handling of XBRL documents
lennart.jonasson at home.se
Tue Jun 29 11:50:03 UTC 2010
tis 2010-06-29 klockan 12:01 +0100 skrev Andrew:
> 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?
Could it be that you missed the package because of it's not totally
obvious name "acroread". The version I use is "9.3.2-lucid1". Synaptic
says it is in "lucid/main (archive.canoical.com)".
Best of luck,
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