How To Install Notepad++ on AlmaLinux 9

In this guide, we want to teach you How To Install Notepad++ on AlmaLinux 9.

Notepad++ is a text editor and source code editor for use under Microsoft Windows. It is available under GPL and distributed as free software.

Notepad++ is specially designed for editing source code. The “++” in the name is a reference to the increment operator in programming languages such as C, C++, Java, and JavaScript.

Steps To Install Notepad++ on AlmaLinux 9

To complete this guide, you must log in to your server as a non-root user with sudo privileges. To do this, you can follow our guide on Initial Server Setup with AlmaLinux 9.

In this guide, we will install Notepad++ from the snapd package manager.

Install Notepad++ on AlmaLinux 9

First, update your local package index with the following command:

sudo dnf update -y

Then, install the required packages by using the following command:

sudo dnf install dnf-utils epel-release

Install Snapd Package Manager on AlmaLinux 9

The Notepad++ packages are not available in the default AlmaLinux repository. So you can install it by using the snapd.

To install snapd on your AlmaLinux 9, run the following command:

# sudo dnf install snapd -y
# sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
# sudo snap install core

Then, use the command below to install Notepad++ on your server:

sudo snap install notepad-plus-plus
notepad-plus-plus 8.4.7 from Taqi Raza (mmtrt) installed

When your installation is completed, proceed to the next step.

How To Launch Notepad++

At this point, you can open Notepad++ on your AlmaLinux 9 by using the application search bar. Click on ‘Activities’ and then type ‘Notepad++’ in the application search box.

Alternatively, you can type the following command in the terminal to launch the app:


That’s all there is to it. Now you can use Notepad++ on your server to write documents and develop code.

Notepad++ screen


At this point, you have learned to Install Notepad++ on AlmaLinux 9. Also, you have learned to enable the snapd package manager on your server.

Hope you enjoy it.

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