How to Install Notepad ++ on Ubuntu 18.04

How to Install Notepad ++ on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Notepad ++ on Ubuntu 18.04

Notepad ++ is one of the most popular free and opensource source code editors.It is a favorite of many software developers and system administrators.Notepad ++ is only developed for Windows Platform by its developers but today it also available for Ubuntu through a snap package.In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to install Notepad ++ on Ubuntu 18.04.

Notepad ++ comes with Syntax Folding and Syntax Highlighting.Users can also customize Syntax Folding and Syntax Highlighting Features according to his preference.You can customize its GUI using the number of options.It also supports automatic word completion and automatic function completion.You can find and replace the text in Notepad ++ in all the open documents same time.

Prerequisites

Before you start to Install Install Notepad ++ on Ubuntu 18.04.You must have the non-root user account on your system with sudo privileges.

Install Notepad ++

Notepad ++ package is available to Ubuntu users as snap package.So before we install Notepad ++ we should install Snappy package manager by installing snapd and snapd-xdg-open.

To install snapd and snapd-xdg-open packages run following command in the terminal:

sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open

Next run following command in the Ubuntu terminal to install Notepad ++:

sudo apt install notepad-plus-plus

Now verify the installation and check Notepad ++ version typing following command in the terminal:

notepad-plus-plus --version

Now you can launch Notepad ++ by visiting Activities -> type "Notepad++" or you can run the following command in the terminal:

notepad-plus-plus

The output should be:

How to Install Notepad ++ on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Notepad ++ on Ubuntu With GUI

You can install Notepad ++ By clicking on the following button on Ubuntu: Click to Install Notepad ++ After clicking on the above button a new window will open of Software Center.Just click on the Install button to install Notepad ++.

Conclusion

You have successfully learned how to Install Notepad ++ on Ubuntu 18.04.If you have any queries regarding this then please do n’t forget to comment below.

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