Kompozer WYSIWYG HTML editor - easy install.

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Kompozer WYSIWYG HTML editor - easy install.

Postby nathanjh13 » Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:24 pm

I missed this since it was removed from the repo's. However this method works (and it's stable so far).

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallKompozer

Link to homepage:

http://kompozer.net/

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Re: Kompozer WYSIWYG HTML editor - easy install.

Postby austin.texas » Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:51 pm

Kompozer is no longer being developed - nothing new since 2010.
On the other hand, the Seamonkey Composer is still actively developed, and is an excellent substitute for Kompozer.
I had to drop Kompozer when I went to Mint 16 because it did not work quite right. Seamonkey on the other hand is great.

ubuntuzilla provides .deb files for the latest Seamonkey, Firefox, and Thunderbird
Add the ubuntuzilla repository to your /etc/apt/sources.list.
The repository to add, if you're adding it manually to your sources.list, is
deb http://downloads.sourceforge.net/projec ... ozilla/apt all main

and you can use the following command to add it to your sources.list in one step:
echo -e "\ndeb http://downloads.sourceforge.net/projec ... ozilla/apt all main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list > /dev/null

Then add the package signing key to your keyring, by running the following command:
sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com C1289A29

Update your package database:
sudo apt-get update

Install your desired package, with one of the following commands:
sudo apt-get install firefox-mozilla-build
sudo apt-get install thunderbird-mozilla-build
sudo apt-get install seamonkey-mozilla-build

http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/u ... =Main_Page
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Re: Kompozer WYSIWYG HTML editor - easy install.

Postby eanfrid » Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:38 pm

Otherwise, the true replacement/successor to Kompozer is BlueGriffon; deb packages are present in the get-deb repository.
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Re: Kompozer WYSIWYG HTML editor - easy install.

Postby nathanjh13 » Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:24 am

That's great thanks. I went for Bluegriffon as it was an easier install but don't doubt Seamonkey is suitable.

Tutorial for anyone that's interested:

Menu - Administration - Software Source - Additional Repositories

Tick "archive.getdev.net"

Click "Update the Cache"

In Software Manager you'll now find BlueGriffon

(and also Kompozer for that matter, but migrating to BlueGriffon now).

Thanks again.


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