How To Install Xournal 0.4.8 on Ubuntu 18.10 And Ubuntu 18.04

As you may know, Xournal is an open-source application developed in GTK+, enabling the users to take notes, perform sketches and keep journals. Among others, it provides a pen, a highlighting feature, a text tool and a shape recognizer. Also, it has a special feature for performing annotations on PDF files (via the poppler library).

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The latest version available is Xournal 0.4.8, which has been released a while ago, coming with a new feature for exporting to PDF, horizontal view mode, optional auto-save, enhanced icons for eraser and shapes buttons and bug-fixes.

how to install Xournal 0.4.8 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, LXLE 14.04, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna

Installation instructions:

Due to the fact that it is available via the default repositories on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish, Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, Linux Mint 19.x, Elementary OS 0.5 Juno and other Ubuntu derivative systems, installing the software should not cause too many problems.

All you need to do is update the local repository index and install xournal:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install xournal

Optional, to remove xournal, do:

$ sudo apt remove xournal

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