AdobeReader Install & yum localinstall Problem

Issue:

Dependency problem when rpm AdobeReader_enu from Adobe site.

Solution:

Run:

(echo config gpgcheck 0; echo localinstall AdobeReader*; echo run) | yum -y shell

so as to let yum to resolve dependancy and download and install libstdc++.5

Tricks:

  • cannot only run yum localinstall, as it will result in error of no signed package issue.
  • for yum localinstall, the rpm package actually must be downloaded to local direcotry in advance.
  • after proper install rpm package, don't forget to run the following so as to integrate it into the browser:

install_browser_plugin

located at /usr/local/Adobe/Acrobat7.0/Browser (a default dir for rpm install).

Configuration:

  • CPU: P4 1.7Mhz;
  • OS: FC5 - kernel:2.6.16-1.2096_FC5 i686
  • Desktop: Gnome 2.14.1.1
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