The step-by-step guide on this page will cover how to install notepadqq on Ubuntu 22.04 & 20.04 LTS system.
As we know Notepad++ is the most commonly used text editor or source code editor in Microsoft windows operating system. In Ubuntu Linux, ‘notepadqq’ is the alternate of notepad++. In other words we can say that notepadqq is Notepad++ for Ubuntu Linux. Notepadqq is free and open-source text editor or code editor developed for developers and sysadmins.
Features of Notepadqq
- Syntax Highlighter for 100+ languages
- Color Scheme
- Multiple Selections
- Use of regular expression search
- Code Folding
- Comment and display mathematical formulas
- Pre Installed Ubuntu 22.04 / 20.04
- Sudo User with admin rights
- Internet connectivity
Notepadqq can be installed either via command line or via GUI. we will cover both the methods in this guide. Without any delay, let deep dive into Notepadqq installation steps.
Installing Notepadqq from Command Line
Notepadqq is available in the default package repositories of Ubuntu 22.04 & 20.04. So it’s installation is straight forward, open the terminal and run following apt command,
$ sudo apt update$ sudo apt install notepadqq -y
Installing Notepadqq via GUI (Ubuntu Software Center)
Access Ubuntu Software Center app and search notepadqq,
Click on notepadqq icon, we will get the following screen
Click on Install, it will prompt you to enter your user password, type the password and the click on Authenticate.
Once the installation is completed, close the Ubuntu Software Center app.
To launch notepadqq, head to Activity and search notepadqq as shown below,
Click on Notepadqq icon,
We will get following screen, by default we will get blank page of notepadqq but in my case I have copied the content of one of my Ansible playbook,
That’s all, above window confirms that we have successfully installed Notepadqq ( Notepad++ like editor) on Ubuntu 22.04 / 20.04 system. Explore this wonderful code editor tool and have fun 🙂