How to install Procyon note keeping app on Ubuntu

Procyon is a free and open source note keeping or note taking application for Linux, macOS and Windows. It supports plain text and markdown for notes. You can view your current notes in preview mode. It is still in early stage and you can use it as a your simple to user personal note taking app. It is using single SQLite database to store your notes. It you want to sync function, then you need to use Dropbox or Google Drive to sync your notes. It also comes with syntax highlighting and custom highlighter for your notes.

Install Procyon note keeping app on Ubuntu:

You can install Procyon note keeping app using its portable AppImage file format on Ubuntu. Download the latest version of Procyon in appimage file format via the below download link.

Download Procyon

Note: For me the downloaded path is Downloads folder and file name is “procyon-0.10.0-linux-x64.AppImage“. You can change the below command based on your download path and file name.

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Open the console terminal app (Ctrl+Alt+T) and navigate to your Procyon download location via this command.

cd Downloads

Then run the below to change the file permission of the downloaded file.

sudo chmod +x ~ procyon-0.10.0-linux-x64.AppImage

Then type your Ubuntu user password.Or Right click on the downloaded .AppImage file and select Properties.Then go to the Permissions tab and check the Allow executing files as program option to change permission.

Then type the below command in your console terminal app and press the enter key. It will start the Procyon note keeping app on you Ubuntu pc.

sudo ./procyon-0.10.0-linux-x64.AppImage
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