How to install Adobe Reader on Ubuntu 17.04

Today we are looking at how to install Adobe Reader on Ubuntu 17.04, it will also work on newer versions of Ubuntu.  The first method which we will be looking at, also shown in the video, is how to install the last native Adobe Reader version, which was made for Linux.  Sadly the stopped supporting Linux, secondly, I will also tell you how to install the latest version of Adobe Reader via Wine.

The first method is rather simple, and you have the video guidance, a person just copy/paste the commands below into a terminal.  The second method is also not difficult.  A person either open a terminal and install PlayOnLinux or via your Software Center and then go to the Software Section and look for Adobe Reader and install it with the installation Wizard.  Enjoy!


Commands Used:
1st Method (as shown in the video):
sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner"
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install adobereader-enu

sudo add-apt-repository -r "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner"

2nd Method:
sudo apt install playonlinux

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