Top 5 Linux Apps For Writing

Top 5 Linux Apps For Writing

Top 5 Linux Apps For Writing. Keeping in mind that not all Linux apps for writing are created equal nor do they each provide the same functionality. Today I’ll provide you with my top five Linux app picks for writing.

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## Traditional writing:

# Libre Office Writer for Linux Writing – Best for articles, etc. All the bells and whistles.
https://www.libreoffice.org/discover/writer

# FocusWriter for Linux Writing – Best for articles, etc. Distraction free writing tool. https://gottcode.org/focuswriter/

## Book writing:

# Bibisco for Linux Writing – For writing books. Character creation is one of its best features. http://www.bibisco.com

# Asciidoc FX for Linux Writing – For writing books. For those who love a an IDE approach to book writing.121 https://asciidocfx.com

## Markdown writing:

# Ghostwriter for Linux Writing – Both distraction free writing in markdown, while also allow you to access more robust features like drag/drop imaging inserts, theming and formatting. https://wereturtle.github.io/ghostwriter/

Matt Hartley
Freedom Penguin’s founder & talking head – Matt has over a decade working with Linux desktops, his operating system experience consists of both Windows and Linux operating platforms. In addition to writing articles on Linux and open source technology for Datamation.com and OpenLogic.com/wazi, Matt also once served as a co-host for a popular Linux-centric podcast.

Matt has written about various software titles, such as Moodle, Joomla, WordPress, openCRX, Alfresco, Liferay and more. He also has additional Linux experience working with Debian based distributions, openSUSE, CentOS, and Arch Linux.