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Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, TeXstudio is an open-source integrated writing environment for creating LaTeX documents. Among others, it has syntax highlighting features, an integrated viewer, reference checking, completion for references and bibliography entries, access to over 1000 mathematical symbols easy and a feature for performing copy/paste/insert new table columns operations with a single click.
The latest version available is TeXstudio 2.8.4, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:
- improved syncing to PDF: don’t scroll PDF to top of page if the highlighted area is already visible
- support command detection for \DeclareRobustCommand
- persistently store fit and center options of preview panel
- support more environments for table auto-formatting
- remember scope when deleting auxiliary files
- improved handling of incomplete options in the syntax checker
- new/improved cwls: mathtools, circuitikz
For information about the fixes implemented, see the changelog.
In this article I will show you how to install TeXstudio 2.8.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing TeXstudio 2.8.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the texstudio package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:blahota/texstudio
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install texstudio
Optional, to remove texstudio, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove texstudio