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installation [2018/08/14 15:33]
dstillman
installation [2019/08/18 16:59]
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 Open the .dmg you downloaded and drag Zotero to the Applications folder. You can then run Zotero from Spotlight, Launchpad, or the Applications folder and add it to your Dock like any other program. Open the .dmg you downloaded and drag Zotero to the Applications folder. You can then run Zotero from Spotlight, Launchpad, or the Applications folder and add it to your Dock like any other program.
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 +After installing Zotero, you can eject and delete the .dmg file.
  
 === Windows === === Windows ===
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 === Linux === === Linux ===
  
-Linux users may wish to use a package for their distro rather than using the tarball ​directly. If you download ​the tarball, unzip it and run ''​zotero''​ from that directory to start Zotero. ​+Download ​the tarball, extract ​the contents ​and run ''​zotero''​ from that directory to start Zotero. ​
  
-Alternatively,​ on Ubuntu, ​move the directory to a location of your choice, run the bundled ​''​set_launcher_icon''​ script ​(which will update the included ​desktop file with the full path to the bundled Zotero icon), and then double-click ​''​Zotero'' ​(which may display as ''​zotero.desktop'' ​initially)You can also symlink ​''​zotero.desktop''​ to ''​~/​.local/​share/​applications/'' ​to add it to your launcher.+For Ubuntu, the tarball includes a .desktop file that can be used to add Zotero to the launcher. Move the extracted ​directory to a location of your choice ​(e.g., ''/​opt/​zotero''​), run the ''​set_launcher_icon''​ script ​to update the .desktop file for that location, and symlink ​''​zotero.desktop'' ​into ''​~/.local/​share/​applications/​'' ​(e.g., ''​ln -s /​opt/​zotero/​zotero.desktop ~/​.local/​share/​applications/​zotero.desktop''​). Zotero should then appear in your launcher.
  
 +Alternatively,​ Linux users may wish to use a package for their distro rather than using the tarball directly. Note that such packages are built by third parties, and we can only provide support for the official tarball.
  
 ==== How do I upgrade to a new version? ==== ==== How do I upgrade to a new version? ====
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