Install Acrobat Reader
Ubuntu includes a document reader, that is adequate for reading a .pdf. At the time of writing, Adobe doesn't appear to support Adobe Reader on Linux. However this article describes how to install it on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Start by logging to your server with your username and password. Start a Terminal session. Type the following command to add a new repository.
$ sudo add-apt-repository "deb https://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner"
Now you can install Acrobat Reader.
$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install acroread
Say Yes to make Acrobat Reader the default application for .pdf files.
It's good practice to now remove the repository...
$ sudo add-apt-repository -r "deb https://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner" $ sudo apt-get update
If you need to manually set Acrobat Reader as the default application for .pds
$ sudo vi /etc/gnome/defaults.list
Add or change the following lines...
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