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Full featured LaTeX editor TeXstudio 2.12.10 was released silently today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 16.04, and/or Ubuntu 14.04.

No release note, no changelog. I can only find following words about TeXstudio 2.12.10:

  • bug fixes
  • fix structure view with Qt >5.10

How to Install TeXstudio 2.12.10 in Ubuntu:

There’s a PPA repository contains the latest TeXstudio packages for all current Ubuntu releases. You can do following steps to add the repository and install the latest TeXstudio.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sunderme/texstudio

Input your password (no visual asterisks feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit enter.

2. If you’ve installed the distro’s build of TeXstudio from Ubuntu Software, you may first remove the doc, debug packages via command:

sudo apt-get remove texstudio-d*

3. Finally run commands one by one in terminal to install (or upgrade) the software:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install texstudio

Uninstall:

To remove the editor, run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove texstudio

And launch Software & Updates and navigate to Other Software tab to remove PPAs.

This quick tutorial is going to show you how to install the latest TeXstudio, a full featured LaTeX editor, in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 18.04 via PPA.

The latest release so far is TeXstudio 2.12.8. It’s the first release after moved the development to Github.

The developer offers a PPA repository with the latest packages for all current Ubuntu releases. You can do following steps to add the repository and install the latest TeXstudio.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sunderme/texstudio

Input your password (no visual feedback while typing due to security reason) when it prompts and hit enter.

2. Then you can upgrade the LaTeX editor via Software Updater if an old version was installed.

or run commands one by one in terminal to install (or upgrade) the software:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install texstudio

Uninstall:

To remove the editor, run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove texstudio

And launch Software & Updates and navigate to Other Software tab to remove PPAs.

Texmaker 4.3 Ubuntu

Texmaker, an open source LaTeX editor with an integrated PDF viewer, has finally reached v4.3 with new features and translation updates.

Texmaker is entirely a Qt app that works on Windows, Linux and Macos. The editor includes full unicode support, inline spell checking, auto-completion, code folding and rectangular block selection. Regular expressions are also supported for the find-and-replace actions.

Texmaker LaTeX editor in Ubuntu

The latest Texmaker 4.3 was released on August 1st, 2014 with below changes:

  • a visual diff view has been added to the “source viewer” (differences between the current files loaded in the editor and in the “source viewer”) based on jsdifflib from Chas Emerick (BSD license)
  • when a command fails, the command is now displayed with the error message “Could not start the command”
  • an “reload all documents from file” option has been added to the “File” menu (users request)
  • if a “completion.txt” file is found in the same directory than texmaker.exe on windows, in the “/usr/share/texmaker/” folder on linux and in the “Resources” subdirectory of the .app package on macosx, all items from this file will be added automatically for the autocompletion (the syntax must be the same than for the .”Customize completion” option of the “User” menu.
  • an option to launch the “Clean” tool when exiting the program has been added (users request)
  • a texmaker man page and a texmaker.menu file have been added in the “utilities” directory of the source (thanks to Bernd Warken for the man-page)
  • the cs, el, es, hu and se translations have been updated (thanks to all the translators)

Install Texmaker 4.3 in Ubuntu:

The official website provides .deb installer available for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, and Ubuntu 12.10.

First check out your OS type, 32-bit (i386) or 64-bit (amd64), by going to System Settings -> Details.

Then download the package that matches your Ubuntu edition and os type:

Download Texmaker

Finally double-click the package in file browser to open it with Ubuntu Software Center and click install.