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.
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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