If you have ever used Notepad++ on windows and wished for similar application on Linux. Then, you would love Notepadqq. Notepadqq is a native Linux application, clearly designed to look and feel similar to Notepad++.
Notepadqq has support for over 100 programming languages. It runs fast, compared to Notepad++ on Linux. Moreover, it has support for themes and mathematical expressions too.
In this article, we are going to install Notepadqq on Ubuntu 20.04. We can install Notepadqq using
apt package manager or by using
snap package manager. You can choose to follow any method for installing Notepadqq. So now, let’s see how to install Notepadqq.
Install Notepadqq using Apt
To install Notepadqq, open terminal using
Ctrl + Alt + T and run the following command.
sudo apt install notepadqq
That’s it, Notepadqq is now installed on your system. You can open it from the App launcher or search for it in GNOME Activities menu to quickly find and launch the software.
Install Notepadqq using Snap
Snap packages can be installed in two ways in Ubuntu 20.04. You can use
snap command in terminal or use Ubuntu Software Centre.
Install from the command line
To install Notepadqq using
snap command, open the terminal using
Ctrl+Alt+T and run:
snap install notepadqq
If an authentication prompt pops-up, enter the password and press the ‘Authenticate’ button.
Your Notepadqq installation will be complete soon and you’ll be able to launch it from the App launcher in Ubuntu.
Install from the Ubuntu Software Centre
Similarly, to install Notepadqq from Ubuntu Software Centre. Run Ubuntu Software Centre from the Dock or the Application menu.
Once Ubuntu Software Centre is open, press the search icon at the top left corner of the window. Then, a Search Box will appear. Type or paste
Notepadqq in the search box and hit Enter.
Select Notepadqq from the list of apps in search results. Then, press the ‘Install’ button on Notepadqq’s app listing page.
When asked for a password to authenticate the installation, enter your Ubuntu user password and press the ‘Authenticate’ button to confirm the installation of Notepadqq.
Ultimately, any method mentioned above can be used to install Notepadqq. Choose your preferred way have a better alternative than Notepad++ on your Linux machine for your code editing needs.