TeXstudio 2.12.12 Released, How to Install it in ubuntu

Last updated: November 25, 2018

The open-source LaTeX editor TeXstudio released version 2.12.12 today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04.

TeXstudio 2.12.12 release highlights:

  • improve macro handling, provide gui that directly downloads macros from github.com/texstudio-org/texstudio-macro
  • add fuzzy completion mode
  • add cwls
  • fix rare bug that the character appear reverse order
  • bug fixes

Install TeXstudio 2.12.12 in Ubuntu via PPA:

There’s a PPA repository 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 asterisks feedback) from sudo prompt and hit Enter to add the PPA.

2. If you have installed TeXstudio from Ubuntu Software, remove the texstudio-doc package before upgrading the software:

sudo apt-get remove texstudio-d*

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


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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