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Install Featherpad on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish) - Step by step guide ?



Featherpad is a unique text editor for programming. It directly competes with major text editors. However, Featherpad is based on Qt engine. It has some unique features like drag and drop of attachment. The tabs can be detached and the editor can auto-save the progress.

Here at LinuxAPT, we shall look into how to install featherpad on Ubuntu 22.04. 


Steps to install Featherpad Text Editor on Ubuntu

1. Perform System Update

To begin, update your system's packages with the below command:

$ sudo apt update


2. Install Featherpad Editor on the system

Now install Featherpad text editor with the below command:

$ sudo apt install featherpad


3. Verify Featherpad Installation

Featherpad installation can be verified using both the command line and graphical user interface.

To verify Featherpad from the command line, you will need to run the following command:

$ featherpad --version

This will confirm the latest version of the Featherpad editor installed on the system.

To verify via graphical user interface, You will need to go to the dashboard and locate the software using some keywords You will need to go to the dashboard and locate the software using some keywords (featherpad). 


4. Launch Featherpad Text Editor

Now we will launch the text editor for our use. You can simply click featherpad in your dashboard to launch.


How to Uninstall Featherpad Editor From Ubuntu 22.04 ?

You can run the below command to remove Featherpad From Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt remove featherpad

Finally, Enter Y to complete the removal of Featherpad.


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Conclusion

This article covers how to install Featherpad on Ubuntu linux system. In fact, FeatherPad is a lightweight Qt5 plain-text editor for Linux. It is independent of any desktop environment and comes with all features one would expect in a modern editor.


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