HOW TO INSTALL INDICATOR STICKY NOTES APP IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A BEST STICKY NOTES FOR UBUNTU
In this article we are going to learn How to install Indicator Sticky notes app in Ubuntu 16.04. Indication is one of the best sticky notes for Ubuntu operating system. Sticky notes app are always useful and helpful for everyone for so many reason’s like You can note down your reminders, note down your to do list, can list your targets and so on. Indicator Sticky notes is a open source application similar to Sticky notes in Microsoft Windows.
Indicator Sticky notes app comes with some basic features like change the color of the sticky notes, lock to make it write protected, easily add unlimited new notes, Export and Import data and so on. This application is written using Python programming language and released under GNU GPLv3 license. Get the Source code of this application on Github. We can Install Indicator Sticky notes app by following some simple steps through PPA repository. So let’s get started.
Follow the below steps to install Indicator sticky notes app in Ubuntu 16.04 – A best sticky notes for Ubuntu
Before start the installation of Indicator Sticky notes app we have to install the official PPA repository for that as it’s not a part of default repository of Ubuntu 16.04. So to install the PPA repository use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:umang/indicator-stickynotes # Install PPA Repository Official releases of Indicator Stickynotes (https://launchpad.net/indicator-stickynotes). Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp8rdtb0t7/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp8rdtb0t7/pubring.gpg' created gpg: requesting key D1C5997F from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: /tmp/tmp8rdtb0t7/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created gpg: key D1C5997F: public key "Launchpad Pynagram" imported gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1) OK
After installing the PPA repository now update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command to take effect.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Get:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/umang/indicator-stickynotes/ubuntu xenial InRelease [17.6 kB] Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/umang/indicator-stickynotes/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages [524 B] Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:6 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Fetched 18.9 kB in 2s (8,217 B/s) Reading package lists... Done
Now we are ready to install the Indicator Sticky notes app. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install indicator-stickynotes # Install the Package Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: docbook-xml docbook-xsl fonts-dejavu fonts-dejavu-extra icoutils kactivities kate-data katepart kde-runtime kde-runtime-data kde-style-breeze kde-style-breeze-qt4 . . The following NEW packages will be installed: indicator-stickynotes 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 505 not upgraded. Need to get 51.6 kB of archives. After this operation, 324 kB of additional disk space will be used. Get:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/umang/indicator-stickynotes/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 indicator-stickynotes all 0.5.8-0~ppa1 [51.6 kB] Fetched 51.6 kB in 2s (18.9 kB/s) Selecting previously unselected package indicator-stickynotes. (Reading database ... 206169 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../indicator-stickynotes_0.5.8-0~ppa1_all.deb ... . . Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Setting up indicator-stickynotes (0.5.8-0~ppa1) ...
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As you can see above the Indicator package (Best Sticky notes for Ubuntu) has been installed successfully. To confirm the same use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l indicator-stickynotes # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii indicator-stickynotes 0.5.8-0~ppa1 all Sticky Notes Application
Now to open the application just type the command indicator-stickynotes on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ indicator-stickynotes # Open the Application
Indicator Sticky notes app settings :
You can also open the Indicator Sticky notes app graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
To uninstall the application use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r indicator-stickynotes # Uninstall the Package (Reading database ... 190001 files and directories currently installed.) Removing indicator-stickynotes (0.5.8-0~ppa1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
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