How to Install FeatherNotes on Ubuntu 22.04 | 20.04 LTS

Install and use lightweight FeatherNotes NotePad application on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy JellyFish or Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa using Terminal.

Like Windows NotePad, we have an open-source FeatherNotes application to jot down thoughts coming into our minds. It is easy to use and install as well. FeatherNotes supports rich text formatting, image embedding, and inserting editable tables. Users can print and export text in HTML and PDF format with other options such as hyperlink, Drag-and-drop, auto-saving, Text zooming, spell checking, complete text search, and more…

Steps to Install FeatherNotes on Ubuntu 22.04 | 20.04 LTS

1. Tutorial Requirement

Ubuntu Linux
Non-root user with sudo rights
Terminal Access
Internet Connectivity


2. Run APT update

Start with the system update command to make sure all the installed packages on our system are up to date and also this will rebuild the system repository cache.

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade


3. Install FeatherNotes on Ubuntu 22.04 | 20.04 LTS

One of the best lightweight Linux Notepad applications – FeatherNotes is already available to install using the official Ubuntu repository and APT package manager.

sudo apt install feathernotes -y

Install FeatherNotes on Ubuntu 22.04 20.04 LTS


4. Run FeatherNotes

Once the installation is completed, go to Ubuntu’s Application launcher and there search for “FeatherNotes”. As its icon appears click to run the same.

Run FeatherNotes on Ubuntu


5. How to update FeatherNotes

As we have used Ubuntu’s official repository to install FeatherNotes, hence we can use the APT package manager and the system update command to get the new version of this software.

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade


6. Uninstall or Remove

Well, in case after some time you don’t require this software anymore on your system, then you are free to remove it. For uninstalling FeatherNotes, run APT with the “remove” option.

sudo apt remove feathernotes


End Notes:

In this way, we can get Windows NotePad alternative FeatherNotes on Ubuntu Desktop Linux. It is a simple and lightweight application with open source code available at GitHub.


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