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.

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
 More info:
Press Enter to continue or Ctrl+C to cancel

Executing: /tmp/tmp.d46l0KQyis/ --keyserver
gpg: requesting key 58043CFF from hkp server
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 xenial InRelease
Hit:2 xenial InRelease                                           
Hit:3 xenial-security InRelease                                 
Get:4 xenial InRelease [17.5 kB]                   
Hit:5 xenial-updates InRelease        
Ign:6 sylvia InRelease                   
Hit:7 xenial-backports InRelease                                 
Hit:8 sylvia Release                                                
Get:10 xenial/main Sources [3,452 B]
Get:11 xenial/main amd64 Packages [2,836 B]
Get:12 xenial/main i386 Packages [2,832 B]
Get:13 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:
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


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

The version of focus writer.

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

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