How To View PDF Files/Documents In Linux?


When i started using Linux. Big question was in my mind is whether i can view PDF(Portable Document Format) files or not? but as Linux prove to be "get your work done in many ways". a classic example is PDF viewers in Linux.

Its very much easy to install PDF viewer
You can install either
For Red-hat flavours

rpm -ivh xpdf-ver.i386.rpm

For Ubuntu
apt-get install xpdf


For Redhat flavors
rpm -ivh kpdf.ver.i386.rpm

For Ubuntu
apt-get install kpdf


For Redhat/Ubuntu flavors
Download Acrobat Reader from the above link and install

Enjoy reading PDF documents. If you are having any issues in installing the packages please feel free to comment.

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