How to Install Notepad++ Editor on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Notepad++ Editor on Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Notepad++ Editor on Ubuntu 18.04  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.

Notepad++ is a Best Programming Text Editor and as well as a Source Code Editor which was developed for Windows Platform and is more famous among the Windows users. It provides a simplified speed typing interface with a lot of features such as Syntax Highlighting, Brace Matching, AutoComplete, Color Codes, and a lot more features. Source Code Editors also makes it very easy to run Compilers, debuggers, and more.

Install Notepad++ Editor on Ubuntu 18.04

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 Notepad++.

The following are the commands used to install Notepad++ on Linux Ubuntu:

sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open
sudo apt install notepad-plus-plus

Verify the installation and check the Notepad++ version by typing the following command in the terminal:

notepad-plus-plus --version

When the installation is completed, you can launch the application from the Ubuntu Dash menu. Or you can also type notepad-plus-plus in Terminal to launch the application:


That’s all you need to do to install Notepad++ Editor on Ubuntu 18.04. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.