How To Install Texmaker 4.2 On Fedora, OpenSUSE And Mageia

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Texmaker is an open-source Qt4/Qt5 app that allows the user to develop documents in LaTeX. Being cross-platform, it runs on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. The latest version available is Texmaker 4.2, which has been released a while ago, coming with a few changes only. For information about this release, see the changelog.

how to install Texmaker 4.2 on Fedora 20, Fedora 19, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3 and Mageia 4.

In this article I will show you how to install Texmaker 4.2 on Fedora 20, Fedora 19, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3 and Mageia 4.

Because it is not available via any repository or PPA, we have to download the texmaker rpm package from the project’s site and install it via command-line.

Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install TexMaker 4.2 (Qt4) on Fedora 20 and derivatives:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmaker_fedora20-4.2-xm1.i386.rpm
$ sudo yum localinstall texmaker_fedora20-4.2-xm1.i386.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmaker_fedora20-4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo yum localinstall texmaker_fedora20-4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove texmaker, for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo yum remove texmaker*

How to install TexMaker 4.2 (Qt4) on Fedora 19 and derivatives:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmaker_fedora19-4.2-xm1.i386.rpm
$ sudo yum localinstall texmaker_fedora19-4.2-xm1.i386.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmaker_fedora19-4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo yum localinstall texmaker_fedora19-4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove texmaker, for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo yum remove texmaker*

How to install TexMaker 4.2 (Qt4) on OpenSUSE 13.1 and derivatives:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmaker_opensuse13.1-4.2-xm1.i586.rpm
$ sudo zypper install texmaker_opensuse13.1-4.2-xm1.i586.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmaker_opensuse13.1-4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo zypper install texmaker_opensuse13.1-4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove texmaker, for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo zypper remove texmaker*

How to install TexMaker 4.2 (Qt4) on OpenSUSE 12.3 and derivatives:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmaker_opensuse12.3-4.2-xm1.i586.rpm
$ sudo zypper install texmaker_opensuse12.3-4.2-xm1.i586.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmaker_opensuse12.3-4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo zypper install texmaker_opensuse12.3-4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove texmaker, for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo zypper remove texmaker*

How to install TexMaker 4.2 (Qt5) on Mageia 4 and derivatives:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmakerQT5_mageia4_4.2-xm1.i586.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i texmakerQT5_mageia4_4.2-xm1.i586.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:


$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmakerQT5_mageia4_4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i texmakerQT5_mageia4_4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove texmaker, for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo urmpe remove texmaker*

How to install TexMaker 4.2 (Qt4) on Mageia 4 and derivatives:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmaker_mageia4_4.2-xm1.i586.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i texmaker_mageia4_4.2-xm1.i586.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget xm1math.net/texmaker/texmaker_mageia4_4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo gdebi texmaker_mageia4_4.2-xm1.x86_64.rpm

Optional, to remove texmaker, for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo urmpe remove texmaker*

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