Fidus Writer is a webbased WYSIWYG word processor with realtime collaboration and export to JATS, ODT, DOCX, EPUB, LaTeX and HTML aimed mainly at academic text editing with support for formulas, footnotes and bibliography management.
After installing, your Fidus Writer instance is available at this URL:
By default Fidus Writer cannot send emails until it has been configured. To make changes to the configuration, edit the configuration file as sudo:
It will automatically restart the server after you have made a change.
You will want to create a user that has access to the administration interface. You can do that by running:
Then navigate to http://localhost:4386/admin/ and login with your superuser.
To see what other management commands are available run:
The packages for RHEL 8 and RHEL 7 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 8 and RHEL 7, which is why they’re listed separately below.
The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 8 with the following command: