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Notepad++ is the most popularly used programming source code and text editor. It can easily install on the Windows operating environment. It provides helps to developers, programmers, researchers, and writers. Most of the people who work on the Linux distributions like CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, etc. also want the notepad ++ editor on their system. However, on most of the Linux distribution notepad++ comes with a new application name Notepadqq that is quite similar to notepad++. It supports various programming languages syntax. If you need more features then, you can easily install Notepadqq packages on your system easily.

Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform Open Source Software Installation queries on Ubuntu Linux System.

In this context, we shall look into how to install Notepadqq on Ubuntu 20.04 Linux distribution.


Main Features of Notepadqq:

  • Provides you with Syntax Highlighting as well as Syntax Folding.
  • Comes with a powerful Regular Expression Search/Replace.
  • Multi-Document (Tab interface).
  • Multi-View, as well as support for Multi-Language environment.
  • code folding.
  • color schemes supported.
  • file monitoring.
  • Zoom in as well as zoom out.
  • Convert case to lower or upper.
  • Light weight app.
  • Many features available.
  • More menu options are there in top to perform all actions.


How to Install Notepadqq on Ubuntu 20.04 Linux System ?

Before proceeding with this Installation task, ensure that you are using a user with root privileges'.

The user needs to perform a few simple steps to install Notepadqq. So follow the steps given below for the installation of Notepadqq on Ubuntu 20.04 environment.


1. Add PPA notepadqq repository

Open the terminal by pressing 'Ctrl+Alt+t'. Add PPA Notepadqq repository in your system by typing the following command to navigate in this repository:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:notepadqq-team/notepadqq


2. Install Notepadqq 

Once the Notepadqq PPA repository is included in to your system, run the following apt command to install Notepadqq on Ubuntu 20.04:

$ sudo apt install notepadqq

During the execution of the above command, a confirmation dialogue will display on the terminal window. Press 'y' and then hit 'Enter' to complete the Notepadqq installation. In a while, all necessary notepadqq packages will install on your Ubuntu system.


3. Launch Notepadqq

Once the installation of notepadqq is completed, launch the notepadqq application through the terminal. Use the below-mentioned terminal command to access the notepadqq interface:

$ notepadqq

You can also launch the notepadqq editor using the graphical user interface. Click on the 'Activities' and then type 'Notepadqq' in the displaying search bar.

Now, you can use and customize its interface based on your requirements.


How to Uninstall Notepadqq from Ubuntu 20.04 system ?

You can also uninstall the notepadqq from your Ubuntu system by executing the below-mentioned command:

$ sudo apt remove notepadqq


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