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Install Bibisco on Ubuntu 19.04

Setting up Bibisco on Ubuntu 19.04

(tested on PopOS 19.04)

  1. Download linux archive from Bibisco.

  2. Move files to better path.

    sudo mv ~/Downloads/bibisco-blah-blah/ ~/opt/bibisco
  3. Install 2 dependencies.

    sudo apt install libgconf-2-4 libgtk2.0-0
  4. Test launching bibisco.

    cd /opt/bibisco
    ./bibisco

This should open the Bibisco app window.

BONUS: Create an application launcher shortcut

  1. Download the attached file bibisco-logo.png.

  2. Install Alacarte (a GNOME app manager).

    sudo apt install alacarte
  3. Launch alacarte.

    1. It may show up as "Main Menu" in GNOME launcher but can be searched with alacarte.

    2. Alternatively, restart your shell profile/sessiion and execute alacarte on the command line.

  4. Add a New Item inside Office or another folder.

  5. Name your new item Bibisco.

  6. Enter /opt/bibisco/bibisco for command.

  7. Hit OK and check your application menu for an icon.

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