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.
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
Output 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.
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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