[CentOS] Adobe products under Linux?

Matt Shields mattboston at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 13:53:06 UTC 2007

On Nov 28, 2007 3:29 AM, Mark Hull-Richter <mhullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 27, 2007 3:26 PM, William L. Maltby <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com> wrote:
> >
> > $ rpm -q AdobeReader_enu
> > AdobeReader_enu-7.0.9-1.i386
> >
> > I don't know about others, but this one works fine for me.
> >
> I don't call this a real application as they don't support anything you
> don't pay for.
> E.g., AR 8.0 (?) is available for Windows and has been for months, now, but
> not for Linux.
>  The Adobe Flash Player for (32-bit) browsers on Linux also works, most of
> the time, but it, too, is a "free" application, which means Adobe doesn't
> provide support for it, either.
> mhr

Just because there is no commercial support does not mean it isn't a
real application.  By your same reasoning Gimp or Linux or any of the
other open source applications are not "real".

Besides, you won't get support for Adobe Reader or Flash Player on
Windows or Mac.


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