Looks like that might get me somewhere.
The following packages will be upgraded:
2 upgraded, 190 newly installed, 4 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 81.7 MB of archives.
After this operation, 118 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? n
danc@danc-e535:~/Documents$ apt-cache policy acroread
500 http://lmde-mirror.gwendallebihan.net/l ... ultimedia/
testing/non-free i386 Packages
I am going to let it install the needed packages and then do the Acroread install.
Then I am going to bed.
Thanks for the excellent help as usual.
I didn't know I had a mirror problem.