Notepad++ is most advanced version of notepad which includes a large number of options. It’s one of the most used application by Windows users. This guide will help you to install Notepad++ on Debian 11.
Generally, the Linux users would like to use the command line editors such as nano and vim. But if you are not familiar with command line editor then GUI based Notepad++ editor is best choice.
Make sure you are logged in as root or user account having the sudo privileges.
How to Install Notepad++ on Debian
Actually, 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 snap package.
Step 1 – Update System
At first, we will update the system using the below given command:
sudo apt update && upgrade -y
Step 2 – 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.
Run the following command to install the Notepad++ on Debian:
sudo snap install notepad-plus-plus
You will get the output something like below:
notepad-plus-plus 8.4.7 from Taqu Raza (mmtrt) installed
Step 3 – Start Notepad++
To start 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.
Congratulations! Notepad++ is ready to use on your Debian 11 system.
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 Debian 11 system using snap package manager.
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