If you love to use Notepad++ on Ubuntu, this tutorial will guide you through how to install notepad++ without using wine on your distro. Although, Notepadqq is also available as an alternative to Notepad++ but your interest differ.
Wine is a full name for Wine Is Not an Emulator, this is a software that enabled you to operate a windows software on Ubuntu without stress. Snap is a universal package on Linux which is almost required to for all libraries to work.
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Install Notepad++ from Ubuntu Software
- Go to Ubuntu Software on your device and search for Notepad-plus-plusAlternatively you can use the terminal to install it by using the command line below
snap install notepad-plus-plus
- After you install the software you need to run the following commands too
sudo snap connect notepad-plus-plus:process-control
sudo snap connect notepad-plus-plus:removable-media
sudo snap connect notepad-plus-plus:hardware-observe
sudo snap connect notepad-plus-plus:cups-control
- Lunch your Notepad++ from the software page and enjoy.
NOTE: If you are using Ubuntu 16.06 Yaktty you will need to firstly install Snap by running the following code
sudo apt-get install snapd snapd-xdg-open