How To Install Foxit Reader on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Install Foxit Reader on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Foxit Reader on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Foxit PDF Reader can be used to view, create, edit, organize, sign, scan, and OCR. It can easily export PDF files to the office, PDF/A/E/X, and more. Users can collaborate, share, sign, protect, and secure documents using Foxit Reader.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of Foxit PDF Reader on a Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) server.

Foxit PDF Reader features

  • Open multiple PDFs at the same time in tabs.
  • Open password-protected PDF files.
  • View PDF files in a single page, continuous, facing, or facing continuous mode.
  • Support page rotation, text search.
  • Print PDF documents to physical printers.
  • Microsoft RMS support.
  • Annotate PDF support.
  • Many more.

Install Foxit Reader on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt-get commands in the terminal.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Step 2. Installing Foxit PDF Reader on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

You need to download the last stable release of Foxit Reader using wget the command:

wget http://cdn01.foxitsoftware.com/pub/foxit/reader/desktop/linux/2.x/2.4/en_us/FoxitReader2.4.1.0609_Server_x64_enu_Setup.run.tar.gz

Extract the tarball into the current directory:

tar -zxvf FoxitReader2.4.1.0609_Server_x64_enu_Setup.run.tar.gz

Now is the time to run the script file to install Foxit Reader and wait until fully installed:

./FoxitReader.enu.setup.2.4.1.0609(r08f07f8).x64.run

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Foxit Reader. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Foxit PDF Reader on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Foxit Reader website.

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