GhostWriter 1.3.2 A Distraction Free Markdown Editor For Ubuntu

As you may know, GhostWriter is a free and open-source, distraction-free, markdown editor for Ubuntu.

The latest version available is GhostWriter 1.3.2, which comes with changes.

Main features:

  • syntax highlighting of Markdown
  • navigation of document headings
  • full-screen mode
  • focus mode that highlights the current sentence, line, three lines, or paragraph
  • two built-in themes, one light and one dark
  • theme creator for custom colors and background images
  • custom fonts
  • spell checking with Hunspell
  • live word count
  • A live HTML preview as you type
  • direct-copy as HTML (useful for blogs, web articles)
  • supports custom CSS style sheets for HTML preview
  • image URL insertion via dragging and dropping an image file into the editor
  • Sundown processor built in for preview and export to HTML
  • integrates other¬†Markdown processors (if installed) for preview and export to popular document formats, such as PDF, ODT, and RTF: Pandoc, MultiMarkdown, Discount, cmark

Install GhostWriter on Ubuntu

Installation instructions:

In order to successfully install GhostWriter on Ubuntu, you have to add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the ghostwriter package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wereturtle/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ghostwriter

Optional, to remove ghostwriter, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove ghostwriter

The installation instructions should work on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x and Elementary OS 0.3 Freya systems.

Share and Enjoy

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google Plus
  • Email
  • RSS
Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in The Linux and Unix Articles!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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

*

Subscribe

  

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