Please use your package manager to install Paratext from the SIL repository.
The recommended version of Linux for all versions of Paratext is Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial). Paratext 7.5 is also available for 14.04 (Trusty), and for 12.04 (Precise), which is nearing end of life.
|Paratext 8||Paratext 7.6 beta||Paratext 7.5|
|Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial)
or Linux Mint 18
|Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty)
or Linux Mint 17
|Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise)
or Linux Mint 13
Note: If you use Wasta-Linux, the version numbers are the same as Ubuntu’s.
See packages.sil.org for instructions.
IMPORTANT: On the PT8 for Windows page, please review the “Known issues” section, and the warning about beta testers’ projects, as these apply on Linux as well.
Paratext 7.6 Beta is in the experimental section. (Release notes are in Paratext Help)
Paratext 7.5 (Stable) is available. (Release notes are in Paratext Help)
Note: Paratext 7.5 was the final stable release for Paratext 7.
Paratext Resources and Plugins
- Text Resources (now downloaded via Paratext 8)
- Source Language Resources (coming soon)
- Plugins for Paratext: See the main Plugins page. The Transcelerator plugin does not yet work on Linux.
- See the main Downloads page for links to other downloadable resources.