ReText – Markdown and reStructuredText Text Editor

ReText is a free and open source Markdown and reStructuredText Text Editor for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is written in Python and released under GNU General Public License v3.0. It comes with live preview, supports tabs, full screen mode, formatting, symbols, syntax highlighting, table editing mode, image support and more. Using this app you can export to HTML, ODT and PDF formats.



Install ReText on Ubuntu Linux

ReText is available as a flatpak package from flathub. Install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Now in terminal command-line application (ctrl+alt+t) run below ReText flatpak installation command to install the latest version of ReText.

flatpak install flathub me.mitya57.ReText

After the installation open it via the applications menu or using the below command.

flatpak run me.mitya57.ReText

You can also uninstall ReText using this command.

sudo flatpak uninstall me.mitya57.ReText

Install ReText via PIP:

If you want to install ReText via pip then run the below command. If you don’t have pip in your system install it via below link first and restart.

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How to install pip on Ubuntu

Then in your terminal run this ReText pip installation command. It will install the latest version of ReText on your system.

sudo pip3 install ReText


sudo pip install ReText

That’s all.

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