How to install focus writer on Linux mint 18.03

To install focus writer on Linux mint 18.03
Focus Writer is an open-source and cross-platform text editor. It’s working on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. it has support for TXT, RTF, and ODT, allows the users to set timers and alarms, it has auto-save and spell-check and many more. In this tutorial, we will cover the installation of focus writer on linuxmint-18.03.


Installation
Add the repository of focus writer by using ppa.

linuxhelp ~ # add-apt-repository ppa:gottcode/gcppa
You are about to add the following PPA:
 Ubuntu packages for http://gottcode.org/
 More info: https://launchpad.net/~gottcode/+archive/ubuntu/gcppa
Press Enter to continue or Ctrl+C to cancel

Executing: /tmp/tmp.d46l0KQyis/gpg.1.sh --keyserver
hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80
--recv-keys
58043CFF
gpg: requesting key 58043CFF from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: key 58043CFF: public key "Launchpad PPA for Graeme Gott" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)

Let's first start with updating the system repositories.

linuxhelp ~ # apt-get update 
Hit:1 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                           
Hit:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease                                 
Get:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gottcode/gcppa/ubuntu xenial InRelease [17.5 kB]                   
Hit:5 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease        
Ign:6 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia InRelease                   
Hit:7 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease                                 
Hit:8 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia Release                                                
Get:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gottcode/gcppa/ubuntu xenial/main Sources [3,452 B]
Get:11 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gottcode/gcppa/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages [2,836 B]
Get:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gottcode/gcppa/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages [2,832 B]
Get:13 http://ppa.launchpad.net/gottcode/gcppa/ubuntu xenial/main Translation-en [2,720 B]
Fetched 29.4 kB in 2s (14.5 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done

Install the focus writer application run the following command.

linuxhelp ~ # apt-get install focuswriter 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  libqt5multimedia5
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  focuswriter libqt5multimedia5
.
.
.
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
Setting up libqt5multimedia5:amd64 (5.5.1-4ubuntu2) ...
Setting up focuswriter (1.6.15-0ppa1~xenial) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu9) ...

Once Installation is done you can access the application from the Menu as shown here
linuxmint menu

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Now, you can able to use the focus writer application.
focus witter application

The version of focus writer.
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With this, the method to install focus writer on Linuxmint-18.03 comes to an end.


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