Now it is possible to use markdown to keep taking your notes. FromScratch is basically a note-taking application powered by the Electron Framework for busy system admins. It has an excellent user interface and provides an advanced user experience. Also It is not only lightweight but also exceptional in performance.
Here at LinuxAPT, we shall look into how to install FromScratch on your Debian 11 bullseye system.
1. Perform System Update
To install FromScratch, you do not need to satisfy any dependencies. FromScratch comes as a standalone binary file and works flawlessly. In some cases, like a minimal installation of Debian, you might need to gconf2 before you proceed to the full installation of FromScratch.
So To install FromScratch, we need to download it from the main website. FromScratch is not available in Debian 11 repositories. Therefore, the best and only option is to install it using the dpkg package manager. It is the default package manager of all Debian and dependent distributions. Depending on your needs, you may run the following command to update the system:
$ sudo apt update
2. Install FromScratch on the system
After updating your system, you can run the following command to begin the installation process:
$ sudo dpkg -i fromscratch*.deb
3. Verify FromScratch Installation
You can simply find FromScratch using the system search, and it is always located in the Accessories folder. FromScratch does not work in the command-line interface, so there is no way to make it run from the CLI. Once verified we can launch it without any issue.
You can launch FromScratch using your system dashboard. You can locate it in the accessories folder under the start menu.
You will simply run the following command to remove the installed FromScratch package from the system:
$ sudo apt remove fromscratch
This article covers how to easily install, run, and remove FromScratch on Debian 11 Linux system.