Sigil – The EPUB Editor

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Sigil is a multi-platform EPUB ebook editor with the following features

Online Sigil User's Guide, and Wiki documentation
Free and open source software under GPLv3
Multi-platform: runs on Windows, Linux and Mac
Full UTF-16 support
Full EPUB 2 spec support
Multiple Views: Book View, Code View and Preview View
WYSIWYG editing in Book View
Complete control over directly editing EPUB syntax in Code View
Table of Contents generator with multi-level heading support
Metadata editor with full support for all possible metadata entries (more than 200) with full descriptions for each
User interface translated into many languages
Spell checking with default and user configurable dictionaries
Full Regular Expression (PCRE) support for Find & Replace
Supports import of EPUB and HTML files, images, and style sheets,
Documents can be validated for EPUB compliance with the integrated FlightCrew EPUB validator
Embedded HTML Tidy: all imported files have their formatting corrected, and your editing can be optionally cleaned

Install Sigil in ubuntu

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rgibert/ebook
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sigil


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6 Responses

  1. cmcanulty says:

    I installed it but can’t find it anywhere in menus or even looked in usr/bin usr/share and /bin

  2. cmcanulty says:

    OK I installed it from synaptic, fopr some reason your commands didn’t install it, thanks

  3. Paul says:

    your software looks nice, but if i try to install it as you intrduced me at the top of the page, I get an error message:
    Pocket sigil couldn’t be found. Please upgrade your link if possible.

  4. White says:

    Same error than paul, was suprised to see Sigil for Linux since I’ve been using it for a long time but says: E: Unable to locate package sigil

  5. Jayzee says:

    Likewise unable to install using your commands. Error message E: unable to locate package sigil

  6. George says:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rgibert/ebook
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install sigil

    The commands, as published, worked for me.

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