In this tutorial we will show you how to install Notepad++ on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Notepad++ is only developed for Windows Platform by its developers but today it also available for Ubuntu 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 through the step by step installation Notepad++ on an Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) server.
Install Notepad++ on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing Snapd.
Snap is a powerful package management system for Linux users, To install snapd and snapd-xdg-open packages run following command in the terminal:
sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open
Step 3. Installing Notepad++ on Ubuntu 18.04.
To install Notepad++ run the following commands below:
sudo apt install notepad-plus-plus
Now verify the installation and check Notepad++ version:
Step 4. Accessing Notepad++.
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++ on your Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver LTS. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Notepad++ website.