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How to install WordPress Desktop app for Linux on Fedora 23?

asked 2015-12-18 02:16:21 -0500

WordPress has just released desktop app for Linux. It is available as .deb and tarball. How do I install it on Fedora?

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answered 2015-12-18 08:11:13 -0500

Download the app from

install npm

sudo dnf install npm git node

download that code

git clone

cd into archive update

cd wp-desktop
git submodule init

download calypso (in the wp-desktop directory)

  git clone
  cp -R wp-calypso calypso
  git submodule update


make run

wait wait wait ...

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To be honest, you get all or most of these features when you log into workpress with your browser.

bodhi.zazen gravatar imagebodhi.zazen ( 2015-12-18 08:15:48 -0500 )edit

You also have to configure secrets - which goes here -

bodhi.zazen gravatar imagebodhi.zazen ( 2015-12-18 08:18:06 -0500 )edit

@bodhi.zazen I would at least like to try it. Chrome keeps getting hefty due to all the open tabs. Thank you.

sudhirkhanger gravatar imagesudhirkhanger ( 2015-12-28 02:40:37 -0500 )edit

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