How To Install LyX 2.0.6 / 2.1.0 Beta 1 On Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, 12.04 And Linux Mint 16, 15, 14, 13

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, LyX is an open-source and multi-platform WYSIWYM/WYSIWYG document processor, using TeX / LaTeX behind some graphical user interface. It is ideal for writting academic articles, theses or books and has support for mathematical formulas.

The latest stable version available is LyX 2.0.6 and the latest unstable version is LyX 2.1.0 Beta 1.

how to install LyX 2.0.6 / 2.1.0 Beta 1 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.

In this article I will show you how to install LyX 2.0.6 / 2.1.0 Beta 1 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.

Because LyX is available via PPA, installing it on Ubuntu and Linux Mint is easy.

To install LyX 2.0.6 stable on Ubuntu and Linux Mint, do:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lyx-devel/release
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install lyx

For LyX 2.1.0 Beta 1, do:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lyx-devel/daily
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install lyx2.1

Liked it? Take a second to support Geekster on Patreon!
Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in The Linux and Unix Articles!
2 comments on “How To Install LyX 2.0.6 / 2.1.0 Beta 1 On Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, 12.04 And Linux Mint 16, 15, 14, 13
  1. Regina says:

    i really need to say that these instructions are the first ones that could help me to install everything correctly. they are pretty good. i searched in donkey’s years and finally i found this page and everything worked immediately!! i’m so glad.

  2. Thank you so much ! It was very helpful.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Support LinuxG via Patreon
Support LinuxG.net on Patreon!
Subscribe

  

Subscribe to get the latest Linux news and how to guides directly on your e-mail!