Vendredi 23 novembre 2018

Linux installation instructions

Download

wget https://github.com/marktext/marktext/releases/download/v0.12.25/marktext-0.12.25-x86_64.AppImage

AppImage

Download the AppImage and type the following:

  1. chmod +x marktext-0.12.25-x86_64.AppImage
  2. ./marktext-0.12.25-x86_64.AppImage
  3. Now you can decide whether you want to install Mark Text (yes) or just execute it (no).

Installation

You cannot really install a AppImage. It’s just a file which can be integrated with your desktop environment. The only thing you have to do is to execute Mark Text and click Yes on dialog.

Uninstall

  1. Delete AppImage file
  2. Delete ~/.local/share/applications/appimagekit-marktext.desktop
  3. Delete your user settings: ~/.config/marktext

Custom launch script

  1. Save AppImage somewhere. Let’s say ~/bin/marktext.AppImage
  2. chmod +x ~/bin/marktext.AppImage
  3. Create a launch script:

    #!/bin/bash
    DESKTOPINTEGRATION=0 ~/bin/marktext.AppImage
    
  1. ./marktext-0.12.25-x86_64.AppImage --appimage-extract
  2. Move Mark Text into another location: mkdir ~/bin/marktext && mv squashfs-root/app/* ~/bin/marktext
  3. Delete squashfs-root folder

Known issues

  • Mark Text is always integrated into desktop environment after updating

Snappy

Download snap file and execute sudo snap install --classic --dangerous marktext_0.12.25_amd64.snap.

Please note that snappy packages may not work on not Debian-based distros and SELinux distros.

Known issues

  • Library problems on SELinux distros (even if SELinux is disabled) and not Debian-based distros.
  • User directories (like documents and downloads) are always saved under the english name.