In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Notepad++ on Linux Mint 19. For those of you who didn’t know, Notepad++ is one of the most popular free and open-source source code editors. It is a favorite of many software developers and system administrators. Notepad++ is only developed for the Windows Platform by its developers but today it is also available for Linux Mint through a snap package.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of Notepad++ on a Linux Mint 19 (Tricia) server.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 19 (Tricia).
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Notepad++ on Linux Mint 19
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update
Step 2. Installing Snap.
Before we install Notepad++ we should install Snappy package manager:
sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open
Step 3. Installing Notepad++ on Linux Mint 19.
Run the following command in the Linux Mint terminal to install Notepad++:
sudo snap install notepad-plus-plus
Verify the installation and check Notepad++:
Step 4. Accessing Notepad++ on Linux Mint 19.
Finally steps, next go to your Activities Overview and search for, the launch Notepad++ or you can run the following command in the terminal:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Notepad++. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Notepad++ in Linux Mint 19 Tricia systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Notepad++ website.