https://www.zotero.org/support/installation > Linux Official Tarball:
Download the tarball, extract the contents, and run zotero from that directory to start Zotero.
tar -xvf Downloads/Zotero-5.0.96_linux-x86_64.tar
To launch Zotero simply call the start script directly:
cd Zotero_linux-x86_64/zotero &
If you launch Zotero the first time Zoter will detect that the Firefox launcher isn’t installed. It will open the according page https://www.zotero.org/start. Push the button “install”.
Zotero also offers to install the libre office connector: do it!
Zotero’s Better BibTeX#
Enhance Zotero with https://retorque.re/zotero-better-bibtex/: Follow the installation instructions from https://retorque.re/zotero-better-bibtex/installation/ > latest release:
zotero-better-bibtex-6.7.122.xpi(as of 2023-09-28) e.g. to
start Zotero, and import this file: Zotero > Tools > Add-ons > Install Add-on from File > select
Zotero wants you to restart Zotero: do it!
You will find that Zotero has allocated the new directory
~/Zotero: Include this directory to your list of directories which are backuped daily ;-) . To learn where your data reside read https://www.zotero.org/support/zotero_data.
File > Export > Format: BetterBibTeX
Keep Updated: Yes!
suggested location in the dsci-lab: ~/b/bib/BetterBibtexExport.bib