How to Install Mini Diary on Ubuntu – Secure Journal App

Mini Diary is a free open source diary and journal app for Windows, macOS and Linux. It is a simple and clean diary app for everyone. Protect your diary with password encryption and locally stored data. You can also sync the encrypted file with Dropbox, Google Drive, or other cloud services. Export your diary to PDF and Markdown file formats. You can also import from other journal apps. Other features include light and dark themes, basic text formatting, search, and statistics. Released under MIT license.

Install the Mini Diary Journal app on Ubuntu.

Available as Ubuntu AppImage and Snap Package. Find out how to install using AppImage and snappy package manager.

Install mini diary via snap.

To install via snap, you need to open the terminal app (Ctrl + Alt + T). Next, enter the following mini diary snap installation command and press the Enter key.

sudo snap install mini-diary

Run this command to test the latest development version of Mini diary.

sudo snap install mini-diary --edge

This will install Mini Diary on the ubuntu system. Next, click on the Ubuntu Gnome Dock show application, type “mini diary” in the search box and click on the mini diary to launch it.

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Install mini diary via AppImage.

You can also install a mini diary via appimage. Download the mini diary in AppImage fle format from this download link.

Download mini diary

Next, go to the download folder from the terminal. For me, that is the download folder.

cd Downloads

Then run this command to make the file executable.

sudo chmod +x ~ Mini-Diary-2.5.6.AppImage

Next, enter your Ubuntu password. After that, execute the following command to start the mini diary.

sudo ./Mini-Diary-2.5.6.AppImage