How To Install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC on Linux Mint 20

Adobe Acrobat Reader may be available as a .deb install-able package. However, its ‘Reader DC’ version is a little more challenging to install without using wine. Therefore the instructions below illustrates the easy method of using snap to add this utility onto the Linux machine.

# Enable snap on Linux Mint 20
sudo rm /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref
sudo apt update -y
sudo apt install snapd

# Install Adobe Acrobat DC (stable version)
sudo snap install acrordrdc

# Initialize
sudo snap run acrordrdc
Initialize as ‘always open with protected mode disabled’
Accept the ‘blank’ License Agreement
Acrobat Reader DC on Linux Mint via Snap/Wine
# Run Acrobat DC as un-elevated (normal) user
snap run acrordrdc
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