Install Notepadqq on Ubuntu 16.04, an Alternative to Notepad++

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Notepad++ is most popular text editor on Microsoft Windows. Problem is Notepad++ is uses pure Win32 API, so compiling it on Linux is very hard. Therefore, we recommend that you should install Notepadqq, which is free and open source and work similar like Notepad++.

Install Notepadqq using Terminal:

Step 1: Use add-apt-repository utility to add PPA.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:notepadqq-team/notepadqq

Step 2: update local package index.

$ sudo apt-get update

Step 3: Install Notepadqq

$ sudo apt-get install notepadqq

Notepadqq is installed!