Notepadqq : Notepad++ Alternative for Linux

By | October 9, 2014

Do you like Notepad++ ? Notepad++ is one of my favorite text editor, But unfortunately Notepad++ is available only for Windows Platform.

Notepadqq : Notepad++ Clone for Linux

There are plenty of text editors other than Notepad++ such as Sublime Text Editor, sometimes other text editors are even better, but every text editor has it owns advantage and its own disadvantage.

If you get used to Notepad++ and you are a Notepad++ fan, there is Notepadqq. This Notepadqq look alike of notepad++ and it has almost the same features of Notepad++, I would suggest you to try this Notepadqq. Here is a screenshot for Notepadqq :

Notepadqq : Notepad++ Alternative for Linux

Install Notepadqq in Ubuntu

For Ubuntu based Linux such as Elementary OS, Linux Mint, there is a PPA available for Notepad ++, Install Notepadqq by Open your terminal and use the following commands :

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:notepadqq-team/notepadqq
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install notepadqq

Install Notepadqq for other Distribution

For you that use Linux Distribution other than Ubuntu such as Debian, Arch Linux, you can get the source get and build it yourself from Github repository, you can use this following command or download it from here.

$ git git://github.com/notepadqq/notepadqq

Uninstall/Remove Notepadqq for other Distribution

If you did not like notepadqq you can uninstall it via your terminal :

$ sudo apt-get remove notepaqq
$ sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:notepadqq-team/notepadqq

Remember Notepadqq is not the only one text editor for Linux, there are many text editor other than Notepadqq in the Open Source World and If you have suggestion or something to say just comment or contact me via contact page. Thank You !

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