Fidus Writer

Install latest/stable of Fidus Writer

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install fiduswriter

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An academic collaborative word processor

After installation, open your browser to http://localhost:4386/ to access your own Fidus Writer installation.

Click on "Sign up" to create a new user. Alternatively, you can create a new user by running the following command in a terminal:

``` sudo fiduswriter.createsuperuser ```

It will ask you for the username and password of the user you want to create.

Then log in with the user you created in step 2.

If you want to configure your instance, run fiduswriter.configure. There are more detailed instructions on how to set it up as a full installation on a server with https, etc. here: .

Details for Fidus Writer

  • AGPL-3.0

Last updated
  • 23 August 2020 - latest/stable
  • 18 May 2024 - latest/edge



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