TexStudio 2.12.16 Released, How to Install it in Ubuntu

May 19, 2019

Full featured LaTeX editor TexStudio 2.12.16 was released a few hours ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 19.04, and their derivatives.

TexStudio 2.12.16 is a small release with only bug-fixex, including some fixes for tool-tip preview by MeanSquaredError.

How to Install TexStudio 2.12.16 in Ubuntu:

There’s a PPA repository that contains the latest packages for all current Ubuntu releases and derivatives.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by searching for ‘terminal’ from software launcher. When it opens, run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sunderme/texstudio

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) from sudo prompt and hit Enter to add the PPA.

2. If an old version was installed in your system, remove the texstudio-doc, texstudio-l10n (if any) package before upgrading the software:

sudo apt-get remove texstudio-doc texstudio-l10n

3. After adding the PPA, you can either upgrade the editor via Software Updater:

or run commands in terminal to install or upgrade the software:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install texstudio

Uninstall:

To remove the LaTeX editor, run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove texstudio

And go to Software & Updates -> Other Software to remove PPA repositories.

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