In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install Gedit on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with
sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
Gedit is the default text editor in the GNOME desktop environment. Gedit text editor designed to be a general-purpose lightweight has an enormous number of functions and can be used for programming purposes as well.
Install Gedit on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Install Gedit on Ubuntu Linux.
Installing Gedit on your Ubuntu 22.04 Linux system is straightforward, Now we Run the following command to install the Gedit text editor on the Ubuntu desktop:
sudo apt install gedit
Confirm the installation using the command line:
Gedit can be extended to the best of availability. It can be used for programming thus we can install plugins. Use the following command to install pre-developed plugins for your editor:
sudo apt install gedit-plugins
Step 3. Launch Gedit Gnome.
Now open the ‘Application’ menu and search for ‘
gedit.’ Gedit should now be successfully installed on your system and ready for use.
That’s all you need to do to install Gedit on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on the Install Gedit text editor based on the GTK graphical toolkit, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.