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

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What works

* Installing

* The HOWTO listed for accepting the EULA.

* Reading PDFs with graphics and text

What does not

 * Displaying the EULA.

 * Accepting the EULA. The workaround listed in the HOWTO was required.

 * On loading a document, it is initially displayed as a blank page - scrolling down and back up fixes this.


What was not tested

Only installing and viewing was tested: printing, online features, etc were not tested.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowDebian 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 
CurrentUbuntu 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
6775 Sony CD Architect 5.2 crashes on startup (msxml domdoc_createTextNode should access/treat input BSTR data as wide-character string) CLOSED FIXED View
9519 Adobe Reader 8.1 (and Acrobat Pro 8): Unable to accept License (window.external object) CLOSED FIXED View
9520 Adobe Reader 8.1: License not visible (html-page) CLOSED DUPLICATE View
9994 mshtml: No icons visible in the Adobe Reader 8.1 "First Run" - Advertisement CLOSED FIXED View
11849 Adobe Acrobat Pro 6 & 7 / Adobe Reader 6 & 7 -- Updates fail CLOSED FIXED View
13359 Adobe Reader 8 plugin crashes on EULA in Firefox 3 [dogfood] CLOSED FIXED View
13891 start.exe http://someurl/ does not work (affects any app that invokes external browser, e.g. Google Sketchup) CLOSED FIXED View
15609 Adobe Acrobat Reader 8 crashes with mouse over embedded comments CLOSED ABANDONED View
16373 Adobe Reader 8.1 can't open "Beyond Adobe Reader" CLOSED FIXED View
16805 Adobe Acrobat can't connect to password server CLOSED DUPLICATE View
18958 Adobe Reader 9 has a divide by zero error during install CLOSED FIXED View
36024 Adobe Reader 8.1.1 fails to install CLOSED FIXED View

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