Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader 8.  Later versions include support for Windows Vista.

Application Details:

Version: 8.x
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.9.14

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Test Results

Old test results
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Selected Test Results

What works

  • Installation:
    • installer used: AdbeRdr811_en_US.exe, Oct 11  2007, md5sum b988581964ac4f5343cd0bb27c8d98b3
    • Command:
      wine AdbeRdr811_en_US.exe
    • Comment:
      Near the start of the installation, a window popped up complaining of a missing component (which one!?), offered to install it, successfully installed it (that is why I don't remember what it was) and proceeded with the Adobe Reader installation.
  • zoom (fit width/height, fit visible, %),
  • copy (both Select tool and Snapshot tool),
  • rotation,
  • sending to printer,
  • Full Screen Mode,
  • opening default browser app when a hyperlink in the document is clicked,
  • send filled form (HTML Form URLENCODED, POST method) to the URL defined by button in the form,
  • calculations (use Form fields, print out result in a field),
  • bookmarks,
  • Find (Ctrl F) and Search (Shift Ctrl F).

What does not


What was not tested

Whatever is not mentioned in "What works" was not tested.

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

Installation created two links on the desktop: Adobe Reader 8.lnk Adobe Reader 8.desktop

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 8.x "Jessie" x86_64Jul 23 20161.9.14Yes Yes PlatinumDarki 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 20 20161.6.2Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 5.x "Lenny"Nov 20 20091.0.1Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 20 20081.1.5Yes Yes SilverTrisan 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 26 20081.1.2Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
3548 .lnk file is created on the desktop together with the program icon... NEW View

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