Download Paratext for Linux

Recommended Linux Version

The recommended version of Linux for all versions of Paratext is Wasta-Linux 18.04 or Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic).

Wasta-Linux

Wasta-Linux is a customized version of Ubuntu, specificially designed for language work. It makes installing SIL language software much easier and provides a free alternative to operating systems like Windows or Mac OS X. Wasta-Linux uses the same version numbers as Ubuntu.

Linux Version Paratext Version
Paratext 9
Paratext 8
Wasta or Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal)
or Linux Mint 20
Wasta or Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic)
or Linux Mint 19
Wasta or Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial)
or Linux Mint 18

How to Download

Paratext can be downloaded from the SIL Linux repository. You can either use the software or package manager to find the Paratext versions you wish to download, or download Paratext with a terminal command like the following (for Paratext 9.0):

				
					sudo apt install paratext-9.0
				
			

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