Notepad++ is one of the most used application by Windows users. It’s most advanced version of notepad which includes a large number of options. In this guide, we will show you how to install Notepad++ on CentOS 8.
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Install Notepad++ on CentOS
Basically, the Notepad++ editor is built for Windows and written in C++. Currently a native version of Notepad++ is not available for Linux. So we will install the Notepad++ via
Installing unsupported applications on a Linux system will always be a bit hacky, but using the Snap package manager to install Notepad++ is definitely the easiest way to get it up and running.
Step 1 – Install Notepad++
The WINE platform provides compatibility for the Windows application on Unix-like operating systems. Notepad++ is also relied on the WINE platform.
Here, we will use the snap package manager to install Notepad++. It will also install all the required dependency packages.
You would run the following command to install the Notepad++ on CentOS:
sudo snap install notepad-plus-plus
You will get the output something like below:
notepad-plus-plus 7.8.6 from Taqu Raza (mmtrt) installed
Step 3 – Launch Notepad++
You can launch Notepad++ click on Application and type Notepad++ in search box. You will see an icon for Notepad++, click on it to launch. If you are familiar with command line you can open by typing
notepad-plus-plus on your terminal.
Step 4 – Uninstall Notepad++
Due to any reasons you want to uninstall the Notepad++ from your systems, you can remove snap package anytime. You would run the below command:
sudo snap remove notepad-plus-plus
I hope you have successfully learned how to install Notepad++ on CentOS 8 system using snap package manager.
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