How do I open a PDF in Linux?

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

PDFThere are different programs capable of opening a PDF file in Linux. See free alternative PDF readers page for a full listing of each of the programs capable of running in many of the different variants of Linux.

If none of these programs work or you are unable to install a PDF reader, use a web-based reader, which are also listed on the same page.

Additional information

  • See the PDF definition for further information about PDF files, questions and answers, and related links.