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where to add a symbolic link of acrobat reader in order to open it when using run window(after alt+F1 pressed)?ln -s <file> <target> does not do what i want.....
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    create symbolic link.


    where to add a symbolic link of acrobat reader in order to open it when using run window(after alt+F1 pressed)?ln -s <file> <target> does not do what i want..
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    I'm no expert on this but you could have a look at some of these sites to see if they give you the answer you're looking for.

    http://www.google.com/search?q=Creat...utf-8&oe=utf-8

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    ok i will take a look there...thanks!
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    Hello,

    If you want to run Acrobat Reader from the Run option in X-window, you dont have to create any link. I think acroread is the executable. And most probably the link will be /usr/local/Acrobat4/bin/acroread. If you cannot find it there please try the command "which acroread".



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    yes it is located there but the problem is that when i use run and type acroread it doesn't start automatically.i have to use the full path..maybe i should try an alias..
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    How about putting the path to the directory where acroread executable is located in your PATH.

    When it comes to linking, you can do:
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    cd /bin
    ln -s /where/you/have/acroread
    as the root.

    I hope this helps.

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    thanks for that...but i don't think that it is what i surely want to do..
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    Create the link in a directory that is already in your path, maybe /usr/bin
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    ok i'll try to fix it...thanks for the posts..
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