Install Bibledit Cloud on Ubuntu

Follow the steps below to install Bibledit. It needs basic knowledge about working with Linux servers.

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Update the software sources:

    sudo apt-get update

  3. Install the software Bibledit relies on:

    sudo apt-get install build-essential git zip pkgconf libcurl4-openssl-dev libssl-dev poppler-utils libsword-utils diatheke default-jre-headless ldap-utils

  4. Download Bibledit:

    wget http://bibledit.org/cloud/bibledit-1.0.663.tar.gz

  5. Unpack Bibledit in folder bibledit:

    mkdir -p bibledit

    tar xf bibledit-1.0.663.tar.gz -C bibledit --strip-components=1

  6. Change to the directory:

    cd bibledit

  7. Build Bibledit:

    ./configure

    make

    This takes a while. There will be many technical messages, but there should be no errors.

  8. Start Bibledit:

    ./bibledit &

  9. Bibledit will be accessible through the IP address port 8080. Examples:

    http://website.org:8080

    http://192.168.2.1:8080

    http://localhost:8080

  10. Open the web address in the browser, follow the instructions on the screen to configure Bibledit, and log in.