How To Install Notepadqq 0.46.0 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Debian 8, Debian 7 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Notepadqq is an open-source clone of Notepad++, written in QT. Among other features of Notepadqq, its worth writing about its syntax highlighing for the most popular programming languages, search-find-replace through regular expressions, split-screen, bookmarks, code folding, et cetera.

The latest version available is Notepadqq 0.46.0, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • New languages: m4, forth, PGP (ASCII armor), Troff, CMake
  • Improved language recognition
  • CodeMirror updated to v5.1.0
  • Implemented an “Open folder” menu
  • Implemented a “Go to line…” menu
  • Assigned a name to the toolbar
  • Implemented search histories
  • Introduced an option to turn off indent warning
  • Consider “Replace All” as a single undo event
  • Fix PNG color profiles
  • Do not show indentation warning when the document is reloaded
  • Set default search text to the current selection
  • Folder chooser dialog for search in files now defaults to the current editor path

how to install Notepadqq 0.46.0 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian 8 Jessie, Debian 7 Wheezy

In this article I will show you how to install Notepadqq 0.46.0 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian 8 Jessie, Debian 7 Wheezy and Ubuntu and Debian derivative systems.

For Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivatives, Notepadqq 0.46.0 is available via PPA, so installing it is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the notepadqq package. Like this:

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

For Debian 8 and Debian 7, we have to download the deb package from Launchpad and install it via gdebi.

How to install Notepadqq 0.46.0 on 32 bit Debian systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget "https://launchpad.net/~notepadqq-team/+archive/ubuntu/notepadqq/+files/notepadqq_0.46.0-0%7Etrusty1_i386.deb" -O notepadqq_0.46.0_i386.deb
$ sudo gdebi notepadqq_0.44.0_i386.deb

How to install Notepadqq 0.46.0 on 64 bit Debian systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget "https://launchpad.net/~notepadqq-team/+archive/ubuntu/notepadqq/+files/notepadqq_0.46.0-0%7Etrusty1_amd64.deb" -O notepadqq_0.46.0_amd64.deb
$ sudo gdebi notepadqq_0.46.0_amd64.deb

Optional, to remove notepadqq from either Ubuntu, Debian or a derivative system, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove notepadqq

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