Notepad Next is a free and open source text and code editor for Windows, Linux, and MacOS. This text editor is mainly inspired by windows only open source Notepad++. It is released under GNU General Public License version 3. this is still early stage. It comes with macro support, Lua console, language inspector, editor inspector and more than 60 languages support.
How to Install Notepad Next on Ubuntu Linux
You can install Notepad Next via flatpak and portable AppImage. Download Notepad Next in .AppImage file format from the above Notepad Next download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Now open the terminal application using ctrl+alt+t keys and run below commands one by one to run it.
sudo chmod +x ~ NotepadNext-x86_64.AppImage
Hore “NotepadNext-x86_64.AppImage” is the downloaded file name and Downloads is the path. You can change above commands based on your file name and path.
Install Notepad Next via Flatpak:
If you don’t have flatpak, then install flatpak and flathub on your system first and restart after the installation. Now in your terminal application run below command to install the latest version of Notepad Next text editor.
flatpak install flathub com.github.dail8859.NotepadNext
After the installation you can open it via
flatpak run com.github.dail8859.NotepadNext
If you don’t like it then uninstall it via
sudo flatpak uninstall com.github.dail8859.NotepadNext