Notes on Ubuntu (Linux) computing

Brief notes on installation, setup and other tasks in the Ubuntu world

Install JabRef

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JabRef is a Java-based reference manager with an emphasis on LaTeX. Installation involves downloading the *.jar file (find a link to the most current version here).

Change permission on file to allow execution (of course, use your version of JabRef jar):

chmod u+x JabRef-2.8.1.jar

Starting JabRef from the command line is done with:

java -jar JabRef-2.8.1.jar

In practice, it is probably best to create a launcher for the application.

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Written by Chris S

October 12, 2012 at 10:45 pm

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