There is a new version of this tutorial available for Mandriva Linux 2010.1 (Spring).
The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2009.1 With GNOME - Page 4
10 TrueType Fonts
Open Firefox, go to ftp://ftp.pbone.net/mirror/seerofsouls.com/mandriva/2007/i586/main/, and select the msttcorefonts rpm file (ftp://ftp.pbone.net/mirror/seerofsouls.com/mandriva/2007/i586/main/msttcorefonts-bootstrap-0.1-4brs.noarch.rpm). Select Open with Software Installer (default) in the Firefox download dialogue:
In the window RPM Installation, select Install:
Type in your root password:
If the package has some dependencies, install them as well:
The additional packages are now being downloaded and installed:
It is possible that the package has an unknown signature. Continue by clicking on Yes:
The RPM Installation window closes automatically after the installation has finished.
To check if the TrueType fonts have been installed correctly, open a word processor like OpenOffice. You should now find your new Windows fonts there:
11 Adobe Reader
To download Adobe Reader, go to http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2_allversions.html and select the following:
Operating system: Linux - x86 (.rpm)
Then click on Continue:
Select Adobe Reader 9.1 (or whatever the latest version is) and click on the Download now button:
For some reason I got an error when I selected Open with Software Installer (default) in the Firefox download dialogue. To circumvent the problem, I save the file on the hard drive (e.g. on the desktop -> /home/falko/Desktop)...
... and open a terminal (Applications > Tools > Terminal):
to become root and go to the directory where you've saved the Adobe rpm (e.g. /home/falko/Desktop):
You can type
to find out the exact name of the Adobe rpm. Afterwards, you can install it like this:
rpm -ivh AdbeRdr9.1.0-1_i486linux_enu.rpm
After the installation we can delete the Adobe rpm:
rm -f AdbeRdr9.1.0-1_i486linux_enu.rpm