Zotero is our favorite research tool and the means how we work on bibliography collections.
As of today Zotero is not distributed any more in form of a Firefox plugin. The fifth version of this popular bibliography manager replaced the former standalone version.
Since most of us have a Linux based laptop we need to install Zotero without the official installer.
Zotero can be installed from packaged sources:
We will try to install Zotero from the official sources:
- Download the official archive (https://www.zotero.org/download/);
- Uncompress the archive under
- Link the Zotero executable under a directory in your
$ ln -s ~/.local/opt/Zotero_linux-x86_64/zotero ~/.local/bin/zotero
- Start Zotero from the console, lock the program icon to the launcher, which creates a launcher copy under