uchuugaka / notepadqq

Notepad++-like editor for Linux

Home Page:http://notepadqq.altervista.org

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Build dependencies Dependencies
Qt 5.3 Qt 5.3
libqt5webkit5-dev libqt5webkit5
libqt5svg5-dev libqt5svg5
qttools5-dev-tools coreutils

Get the source

$ git clone --recursive https://github.com/notepadqq/notepadqq.git
$ cd notepadqq

Build it

notepadqq$ ./configure --prefix /usr
notepadqq$ make


You can run notepadqq from its build output folder. If however you want to install it, first build it by following the above steps, then run

notepadqq$ sudo make install


Notepadqq might work on Qt 5.2, but it is recommended to use Qt 5.3 or later. If the newest version isn't available on your distribution, you can use the online installer to get the latest libraries and install them into your home directory ($HOME/Qt). Notepadqq will automatically use them.

Distribution Packages

AppImage (recommended for Ubuntu users) ★

The QWebKit version used in later versions of Ubuntu causes Notepadqq to be unstable. AppImage solves this issue by packaging its own QWebKit version. Continous builds of Notepadqq's AppImage are available here.

Ubuntu (official packages) ★

Notepadqq is available from an official PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:notepadqq-team/notepadqq
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install notepadqq

Debian (official packages) ★

Download a deb package from the Ubuntu PPA: download

Arch Linux

Notepadqq is available from Arch's community repositories. To install using pacman:

sudo pacman -S notepadqq

Alternatively it can be found in the AUR:


Notepadqq is avilable in OpenSUSE's main repository:

 sudo zypper in notepadqq


Use a package for a compatible distribution, or build from source. If you want to submit a package: https://github.com/notepadqq/notepadqq-packaging


Notepad++-like editor for Linux


License:GNU General Public License v3.0


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