How to Install Notelab Best Note Taking App in Ubuntu

In this article we are going to learn How to install NoteLab best note taking app in Ubuntu. Notelab is a open source digital note taking app used to note down your important notes. This application can be used in many ways for example you can note down your to do list, note your reminders, monthly targets, write quick notes when you are attending some lecture or any official meeting and many more and the application is designed such a way that you will feel like you are actually using a real physical notebook. This application is completely free as it is released under GNU GPL license. NoteLab best note taking app creates files with extension SVG.

Now let’s have a look at features of NoteLab :

  • It’s an cross platform application available for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS.
  • NoteLab best note taking app can be used to create unlimited number of notes.
  • Print all your notes.
  • NoteLab can be used to zoom IN and zoom OUT the document.
  • This application supports wide and college rule.
  • NoteLab best note taking app can export your notes in various file formats including JPEG, SVG, PNG, SVGZ, BMP…etc…
  • Strokes can be copy, Paste and cut using respective tools.

How to Install Notelab Best Note Taking App in Ubuntu

Follow the below steps to install NoteLab best note taking app in Ubuntu:

First we have to download the NoteLab best note taking app package. Hence use the below command to download the same.

[email protected]:~$ wget https://excellmedia.dl.sourceforge.net/project/java-notelab/NoteLab/0.2.1beta1/NoteLab_05-05-2009_04-24-41_v0.2.1beta1.jar
--2018-03-29 08:54:06--  https://excellmedia.dl.sourceforge.net/project/java-notelab/NoteLab/0.2.1beta1/NoteLab_05-05-2009_04-24-41_v0.2.1beta1.jar
Resolving excellmedia.dl.sourceforge.net (excellmedia.dl.sourceforge.net)... 202.153.32.19
Connecting to excellmedia.dl.sourceforge.net (excellmedia.dl.sourceforge.net)|202.153.32.19|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 7643767 (7.3M) [application/java-archive]
Saving to: ‘NoteLab_05-05-2009_04-24-41_v0.2.1beta1.jar’

NoteLab_05-05-2009_04-24-41_v0.2.1beta1.ja 100%[=====================================================================================>]   7.29M   506KB/s    in 48s     

2018-03-29 08:54:55 (155 KB/s) - ‘NoteLab_05-05-2009_04-24-41_v0.2.1beta1.jar’ saved [7643767/7643767]

As you can see below I have already downloaded the package. Refer the output below.

[email protected]:~$ ls -l NoteLab_05-05-2009_04-24-41_v0.2.1beta1.jar   # Downloaded Package
-rw-rw-r-- 1 itsmarttricks itsmarttricks 7643767 May  5  2009 NoteLab_05-05-2009_04-24-41_v0.2.1beta1.jar

Before start the installation of NoteLab best note taking app let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu using below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update   # Update Packages & Repositories
Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/umang/indicator-stickynotes/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                              
Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease                                                                    
Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease
Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done

As this application is developed using Java programming language, You have to install Java package before start the installation. Refer the article How to install Java in Ubuntu.

Now we are ready to install the package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.

[email protected]:~$ java -jar NoteLab_05-05-2009_04-24-41_v0.2.1beta1.jar   # Install the Package

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After run the above command the NoteLab best note taking app installation process will start. Here just click on Next to continue the installation. Select the I Accept the terms of the License Agreement and then click on Next. Here set the installation directory for NoteLab best note taking app supporting files. Here I am installing the application on Documents directory. Then click on Next. Then click on Install button to Start the installation process.

Now to open the application just go to your installation directory. In my case it’s Documents/NoteLab_0.2.1beta1/.

So just go in to the installation directory and run the script file notelab.sh to open the application. Refer the command below.

[email protected]:~$ cd Documents/NoteLab_0.2.1beta1/   # Change the Directory

[email protected]:~/Documents/NoteLab_0.2.1beta1$ ./notelab.sh   # Open the application

How To Uninstall Notelab in Ubuntu?

For any reasons, if you don’t like Notelab and want to uninstall the application from your system using following commands.

[email protected]:~/Documents/NoteLab_0.2.1beta1$ ./uninstall.sh   # Uninstall the Application

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That’s all, In this article, we have explained the How to Install Notelab Best Note Taking App in Ubuntu. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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