WordPress.com is a blogging platform that uses the modified version of WordPress open source cms (content management system) owned and hosted online by Automattic. They offers free and paid wordpress blog hosting services. Using this WordPress desktop App, you can manage your wordpress site easily from your desktop. It act as a full control panel for all your wordpress sites. You can also add your self hosted wordpress site also. Some features are instant page loads and responsive window support. It is available for Windows, Macos and Linux.
Install WordPress desktop App on Ubuntu:
You can install WordPress desktop App on Ubuntu via snap and deb package files.
Open your terminal app (ctrl+Alt+T) in ubuntu and run the below snap WordPress desktop App installation command. And type the ubuntu password if needed.
sudo snap install wordpress-desktop
The above command will install the latest version of WordPress desktop App on your Ubuntu.
If you like to install it via the deb package file, then download it via the below link.
And navigate to your downloaded location. For me its Downloads folder. you can change according to yours. In terminal
sudo dpkg -i wordpress.com-linux-deb-4.6.0.deb
Here the downloaded file name is “wordpress.com-linux-deb-4.6.0.deb”. You can change above command according to yours. Then run
sudo apt-get install -f
That’s all. After the installation, click the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type WordPress in the search box and click WordPress to open it. Or run it by the below command.