How to install Zotero in Ubuntu

To Install Zotero in Ubuntu

Zotero is an open source tool used to collect, organize, cite and share research sources in the Linux distributions. Its searchable interface allows the users to add PDFs files, images, audio and video content, snapshots of web pages, indexes. Installation of Zotero in Ubuntu is explained in this article.

 

Installation of Zotero

First add the repository for installing the zotero.

root@linuxhelp1:~# add-apt-repository ppa:smathot/cogscinl
 Contains the following packages:

- Qnotero (formerly Gnotero), a standalone sidekick to
  the Zotero reference manager <http://www.cogsci.nl/qnotero>

- QuiEdit, a distraction-free, full-text editor
  <http://www.cogsci.nl/quiedit>

- OpenSesame, a graphical experiment builder for the
  social sciences <http://www.cogsci.nl/opensesame>

- Expyriment, a set of Python modules for creating
  psychological experiments
  <http://code.google.com/p/expyriment/>

- Zotero standalone, a reference manager
  http://www.zotero.org/
.
.
.
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpe4ek1jph/secring.gpg' created
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpe4ek1jph/pubring.gpg' created
gpg: requesting key CEE7C815 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: /tmp/tmpe4ek1jph/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key CEE7C815: public key "Launchpad PPA for Sebastiaan Mathot" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)
OK


Then update the newly added repository with the following command.

root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get update 
Hit:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                                                  
Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dreibh/ppa/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                                                  
Hit:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease                                                                  
Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease                                                              
Hit:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease                           
Hit:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/mumble/release/ubuntu xenial InRelease                          
Ign:7 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/xUbuntu_16.04  InRelease
Get:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/smathot/cogscinl/ubuntu xenial InRelease [17.5 kB]
Hit:9 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/xUbuntu_16.04  Release
Get:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/smathot/cogscinl/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages [2,740 B]
Get:11 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/xUbuntu_16.04  Release.gpg [481 B]
Get:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/smathot/cogscinl/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages [2,740 B]
Get:13 http://ppa.launchpad.net/smathot/cogscinl/ubuntu xenial/main Translation-en [1,556 B]
Fetched 25.1 kB in 1s (12.6 kB/s)     
Reading package lists... Done


Now its time to install the zotero with below given command.

root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get install zotero-standalone
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  libavahi-compat-libdnssd1 libg15daemon-client1 libiceutil35v5 libqt4-svg libzeroc-ice35v5
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  zotero-standalone
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 30 not upgraded.
Need to get 3,170 B of archives.
After this operation, 12.3 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/smathot/cogscinl/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 zotero-standalone all 4.0.29.10-ubuntu1 [3,170 B]
Fetched 3,170 B in 0s (4,148 B/s)            
Selecting previously unselected package zotero-standalone.
(Reading database ... 240989 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../zotero-standalone_4.0.29.10-ubuntu1_all.deb ...
Unpacking zotero-standalone (4.0.29.10-ubuntu1) ...
Setting up zotero-standalone (4.0.29.10-ubuntu1) ...
>>> Downloading Zotero standalone 4.0.29.10 for x86_64
.
.
.
2016-09-02 16:04:23 (379 KB/s) - ‘/tmp/zotero.tar.bz2’ saved [42924504/42924504]

>>> Extracting Zotero
>>> Target folder: /opt/zotero
>>> Creating menu entry
>>> Creating startup script
>>> Done!

>>> Don't forget to check out Qnotero, the Zotero sidekick!
>>> URL: http://www.cogsci.nl/qnotero


To open the zotero application, click on the Unity dash and type the app name in the search bar. Then click on the displayed icon.

search_zotero

 

Now you can be able to view and access the zotero software.

view_zotero\

To remove Zotero

Run the following command to uninstall the Zotero.

root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get remove zotero-standalone -y
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  libavahi-compat-libdnssd1 libg15daemon-client1 libiceutil35v5 libqt4-svg libzeroc-ice35v5
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  zotero-standalone
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 30 not upgraded.
After this operation, 12.3 kB disk space will be freed.
(Reading database ... 240991 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing zotero-standalone (4.0.29.10-ubuntu1) ...
>>> Removing /opt/zotero
>>> Removing zotero desktop file
>>> Removing zotero startup script
>>> Done!


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