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How To Install BlueGriffon 2.x on Fedora 24

Introduction

In  this post we will cover how to install BlueGriffon on Fedora 24. BlueGriffon is a wysiwyg editor for Web Development. It runs on MAC OSX , Windows and Linux. In earlier life BlueGriffon was Nvu and then KompoZer and is based on the Firefox Gecko engine.

Installation

First thing is to download the tarball from here. In this case we are installing on bit Fedora 24 so select Ubuntu  64 bit. At the time of this post the version is bluegriffon-2.1.1.Ubuntu16.04-x86_64.tar.bz2. Once the download is complete you need to extract the contents.

$ bzip2 -d bluegriffon-2.1.1.Ubuntu16.04-x86_64.tar.bz2
This will result in  a tarball to which you run.

$ tar -xvf bluegriffon-2.1.1.Ubuntu16.04-x86_64.tar

This will result in a bluegriffon directory and from there execute ./bluegriffon to execute the program.

bluegriffon_screen

Conclusion

And there you have it, a working copy of BlueGriffon on Fedora 24.

One Response to “How To Install BlueGriffon 2.x on Fedora 24”

  1. Hugo Lopes says:

    Thanks a lot for the help! I was sad to think that he could no longer use the BlueGriffon. Congratulations for the tip! I searched your linkedin, but not found. In case you have, add me by email address. Strong hug! – Hugo Lopes (Hugo of Recife)

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