How To Install KompoZer On Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04

As you may know, KompoZer is an open-source WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) and HTML editor, based on Nvu, which isĀ  discotinued. KompoZer is maintained by the community now, since it was dropped from Debian.

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This is how to install KompoZer on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

Before we start the installation guide, we have to install the dependencies. In Ubuntu 13.04 these packages were installed by default, but on the previous versions may not be.

Install the dependencies:

$ sudo apt-get install libatk1.0-0 libc6 libcairo2 libfontconfig1 libfreetype6 libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 libglib2.0-0 libgtk2.0-0 libidl0 libnspr4 libnss3 libpango1.0-0 libpng12-0 libstdc++6 libx11-6 libxft2 libxinerama1 libxrender1 libxt6 zlib1g

Download the packages, for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/kompozer-data_0.8~b3.dfsg.1-0.1ubuntu2_all.deb
$ wget -c https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/kompozer-dev_0.8~b3.dfsg.1-0.1ubuntu2_all.deb
$ wget -c https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/kompozer_0.8~b3.dfsg.1-0.1ubuntu2_i386.deb

Install the packages and fix the broken dependencies, if any:

$ sudo dpkg -i kompozer*.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

Download the packages, for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/kompozer-data_0.8~b3.dfsg.1-0.1ubuntu2_all.deb
$ wget -c https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/kompozer-dev_0.8~b3.dfsg.1-0.1ubuntu2_all.deb
$ wget -c https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/kompozer_0.8~b3.dfsg.1-0.1ubuntu2_amd64.deb

Install the packages and fix the broken dependencies, if any:

$ sudo dpkg -i kompozer*.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

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