HOW TO INSTALL LAVERNA NOTE TAKING APP (MARKDOWN EDITOR) IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A BEST ALTERNATIVE TO EVERNOTE
In this article we are going to learn How to install Laverna note taking app in Ubuntu 16.04. Laverna is a open source note taking app, markdown editor and a nice alternative to evernote application. You can also use this application as a code editor. It’s an java based application and released under MPL-2.0 license.
Now let’s have look at features of Laverna note taking app (markdown editor) :
- It’s an cross platform application available for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows.
- Laverna is also useful for software developers as it’s also an markdown editor.
- Code Highlighting.
- You can customize Laverna app (alternative to evernote) by downloading it’s source code from Github.
- Installation package is available for both 32 Bit & 64 Bit operating system.
- Created notes in Laverna note taking app can be import or export any time.
- Create to do lists using this app.
- You can store your confidential data more securly by encrypt your notes using it’s encryption feature.
- Laverna markdown editor can store your data on cloud like google drive, dropbox…etc..which can be helpful in access your data from anywhere.
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Follow the below steps to install laverna note taking app (markdown editor) in Ubuntu 16.04 – a best alternative to evernote
Before we start the installation of Laverna note taking app (markdown editor) let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
After updating the Packages & Repositories now we have to download the Laverna (alternative to evernote) package from it’s official website. So to download the same use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ wget https://github.com/Laverna/laverna/releases/download/0.7.51/laverna-0.7.51-linux-x64.zip --2018-01-24 09:12:22-- https://github.com/Laverna/laverna/releases/download/0.7.51/laverna-0.7.51-linux-x64.zip Resolving github.com (github.com)... 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199 Connecting to github.com (github.com)|188.8.131.52|:443... connected. . . Length: 51995508 (50M) [application/octet-stream] Saving to: ‘laverna-0.7.51-linux-x64.zip’ laverna-0.7.51-linux-x64.zip 100%[=====================================================================================>] 49.59M 606KB/s in 1m 51s 2018-01-24 09:14:16 (457 KB/s) - ‘laverna-0.7.51-linux-x64.zip’ saved [51995508/51995508]
As you can see below I have already downloaded the Laverna note taking app package. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ ls -l laverna-0.7.51-linux-x64.zip # Downloaded Package -rw-rw-r-- 1 elinuxbook elinuxbook 51995508 Oct 1 02:16 laverna-0.7.51-linux-x64.zip
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As we have downloaded the Laverna markdown editor package in zip format, we have to extract the package to install it. So to extract the same use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ unzip laverna-0.7.51-linux-x64.zip # Extract the downloaded Package
Laverna note taking app (markdown editor) is a portable application hence you don’t have to install it. Just execute the given script to open the application.
So now after extracting the package you will get a script named “laverna”. Use the below command to execute the script file to open the Laverna (alternative to evernote) app.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo ./laverna # Open the Laverna (alternative to evernote)
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