How to install Okular

BOOBALAN.V
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How to install Okular

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Dear Community,

I am trying to download and install the okular PDF reader in kali linux OS. But in official website they've posted some command lines for download and install. I tried that command lines in terminal. one of the following command is not found. Now how to install.

~/okular/build# cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/path/to/your/install/dir
bash: cmake: command not found

over all commands posted in https://okular.kde.org/download.php is
git clone git://anongit.kde.org/okular" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
cd okular
mkdir build
cd build
cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/path/to/your/install/dir ..
make
make install

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Re: How to install Okular

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Have you tried...:

sudo apt-get install okular

...in the command prompt window?
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BOOBALAN.V
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Re: How to install Okular

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Dear sir sorry for late reply. This above command you recommend is not working sir. It shows that unable to locate the package okular. Now what to do sir.

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Re: How to install Okular

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Dear sir i think the problem was the package wasn't listed in source.list file. I just edited that source.list file. then i could install. Thank you so much sir.

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Re: How to install Okular

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Thanks for the feedback and glad you came right. :thumbup:
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Re: How to install Okular

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Few steps to install Okular on Linux :
1. Launch a terminal window and run the following command to update APT package manager repositories.
sudo apt-get update
2. As soon as the update process completes, run the following command to install the latest version for this application.
sudo apt-get install Okular
3. Universal document viewer ocular is up and running on your Ubuntu system now. Launch it from Applications >> okular option.
4. Start using this wonderful app on Ubuntu