How to install GhostWriter 1.7.3 on Ubuntu 18.04
To install GhostWriter 1.7.3 on Ubuntu 18.04
GhostWriter is a stylish, free and open source, distraction free Markdown editor that runs well on both Windows and Linux. Due to its sleek and clean design, it is getting popular as one of the most sought after Markdown editor among the writing community. It is designed with several built in themes. It has an intuitive and innovative interface which makes editing text using Ghostwriter a seamless activity. In this tutorial, we will cover the installation of GhostWriter on Ubuntu 18.04.
Add the repository of GhostWriter using PPA
root@linuxhelp1:~# add-apt-repository ppa:wereturtle/ppa Ubuntu package archive for http://github.com/wereturtle/ More info: https://launchpad.net/~wereturtle/+archive/ubuntu/ppa Press [ENTER] to continue or Ctrl-c to cancel adding it. Hit:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Get:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/wereturtle/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease [15.9 kB] Get:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [83.2 kB] . . Get:15 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/universe amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [152 kB] Get:16 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/universe DEP-11 48x48 Icons [153 kB] Get:17 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/universe DEP-11 64x64 Icons [265 kB] Get:18 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/multiverse amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [2,468 B] Get:19 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports/universe amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [5,100 B] Fetched 1,079 kB in 4s (298 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
Install the GhostWriter package using the following command
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get install ghostwriter -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: apache2-bin apache2-data apache2-utils libapr1 libaprutil1 libaprutil1-dbd-sqlite3 libaprutil1-ldap Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. Suggested packages: myspell-dictionary The following NEW packages will be installed: ghostwriter 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 7 not upgraded. Need to get 388 kB of archives. After this operation, 1,421 kB of additional disk space will be used. Get:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/wereturtle/ppa/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 ghostwriter amd64 1.7.3-0ppa1~bionic1 [388 kB] Fetched 388 kB in 1s (281 kB/s) Selecting previously unselected package ghostwriter. (Reading database ... 185048 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../ghostwriter_1.7.3-0ppa1~bionic1_amd64.deb ... Unpacking ghostwriter (1.7.3-0ppa1~bionic1) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ... Setting up ghostwriter (1.7.3-0ppa1~bionic1) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) …
Once Installation is done you can access the GhostWriter from the Menu as shown here
The version of GhostWriter can be found in Help-> About
With this, the method to install GhostWriter on Ubuntu 18.04 comes to an end.
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