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:
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
Install Fidus Writer
To install Fidus Writer, simply use the following command: