Adobe Acrobat

The most common version currently in use, Acrobat Pro 6.0 installs and mostly works, but still lacks critical functionality under wine.

Application Details:

Version: 6.0
License: Retail
Votes: 3
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.4.1

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Test Results

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What works

Installed and printed different types of documents. Opens images and prints them to .pdf. Prints text files and html files.

Created links within documents, annotations, and notes.

Can drag and drop html document directly into acrobat. Can drag and drop .txt into acrobat. Can drag and drop .jpg and .png into acrobat

Can select text and copy to clipboard

Acrobat can scan documents within program (i.e. Wine). Had to assign a usb port to a drive. In my case Drive letter A:/dev/bus/usb/004:007/

What does not

Paper capture does not work.

Cannot drag and drop .doc or .xls into acrobat.


What was not tested

Distiller was not tested.

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Additional Comments

Got it to install under wine first time after choosing custom install. Uncheck paper capture options. Paper capture will install after installing directx 9.0c Got it to install with no problems the second time. NOTE!!!! Installed XP in virtual box and copied entire System32 directory to Wine System 32 directory and got all the plugins to load. i.e. no error messages. I am using Mint14 linux version.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentLinux Mint DebianDec 30 20121.4.1Yes Yes SilverWilliam Combs 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 08 20121.4-rc6No Not installable Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 04 20111.2.2Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 23 20101.1.37Yes Yes GarbageKevin Soulsby 
ShowArch LinuxDec 13 20091.1.34Yes Yes SilverOwain Sutton 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
7346 Adobe Acrobat 6 Standard: install hangs (affects acrobat pro, too?) CLOSED ABANDONED View
9473 Adobe Reader 6 / Adobe Acrobat Pro 6: Zoomfactor and Pagenumber are empty (riched20.dll) CLOSED FIXED View
11176 Adobe Reader 6 / Adobe Acrobat Pro 6: Searching not possible (riched20.dll) CLOSED FIXED View
11835 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 / Acrobat Reader 6.01 -- Comments don't work CLOSED FIXED View
11836 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 / Acrobat Pro 7 -- "Save As" fails CLOSED FIXED View
11847 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 / Acrobat Reader 6.01 -- How To window does not work CLOSED FIXED View
11848 Provide a Clipboard Viewer replacement (clipbrd.exe) used by Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 & 7 / Acrobat Reader 3 - 7 NEW View
11849 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 & 7 / Adobe Reader 6 & 7 -- Updates fail CLOSED FIXED View
11868 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 -- Zoom toolbar does not display % CLOSED DUPLICATE View
11869 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 -- Search function does not work CLOSED DUPLICATE View
12450 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 & 7 / Acrobat Reader 6 & 7 -- "Detect and Repair" does nothing (MsiReinstallProduct) CLOSED FIXED View
12451 Adobe Acrobat / Reader opens the wrong URL CLOSED FIXED View
12514 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 & 7-- cannot Create PDF from .doc file(s) CLOSED ABANDONED View
12544 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 -- Save As Certified Document fails CLOSED ABANDONED View
12600 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 -- File Open should default to a more logical location CLOSED FIXED View
13555 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 does not install CLOSED FIXED View

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