HOW TO INSTALL QOWNNOTES IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A NOTE TAKING SOFTWARE FOR LINUX
In this article we are going to install QOwnNotes Note taking Software in Ubuntu 16.04. QOwnNotes is a open source application developed by Patrizio Bekerle and released under GNU License. It’s an Note taking software mostly useful in office’s where we can take note of day to day important tasks. QOwnNotes is a cross platform application available for almost all major operating systems including Linux, Unix, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS…etc..
Qownnotes written in C++ programming language. Qownnotes is available in so many languages including English, Chinese, Spanish, French, Polish, Japanese and so on. You can also use portable version of setup of Qownnotes which can usable without installing it.For more information on QOwnNotes note taking software you can visit the official website Here!
Follow the below steps to install QOwnNotes Note taking software in Ubuntu 16.04
Before we start the installation let’s install the official PPA repository for Qownnotes as it’s not a part of default repository of Ubuntu 16.04. To do so you can use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pbek/qownnotes # Install PPA Repository QOwnNotes is a plain-text file notepad with markdown support and ownCloud integration More info: https://launchpad.net/~pbek/+archive/ubuntu/qownnotes Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp8_czbazd/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp8_czbazd/pubring.gpg' created gpg: requesting key 47878405 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: /tmp/tmp8_czbazd/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created gpg: key 47878405: public key "Launchpad PPA for Patrizio Bekerle" imported gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1) OK
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After installing the PPA repository update the packages and repositories of ubuntu 16.04 using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories
Now let’s go ahead and install Qownnotes note taking software using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install qownnotes # Install Qownnotes note taking software Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: libqt5xmlpatterns5 The following NEW packages will be installed: libqt5xmlpatterns5 qownnotes 0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 345 not upgraded. Need to get 2,729 kB of archives. After this operation, 11.7 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y ---> Enter "y" to continue the Installation Get:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/pbek/qownnotes/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 qownnotes amd64 17.08.6-1ubuntu3ppa1~xenial1 [1,767 kB] Get:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 libqt5xmlpatterns5 amd64 5.5.1-2build1 [961 kB] Fetched 2,729 kB in 30s (90.1 kB/s) Selecting previously unselected package libqt5xmlpatterns5:amd64. (Reading database ... 180919 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../libqt5xmlpatterns5_5.5.1-2build1_amd64.deb ... Unpacking libqt5xmlpatterns5:amd64 (5.5.1-2build1) ... Selecting previously unselected package qownnotes. Preparing to unpack .../qownnotes_17.08.6-1ubuntu3ppa1~xenial1_amd64.deb ... Unpacking qownnotes (17.08.6-1ubuntu3ppa1~xenial1) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu5) ... 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) ... Setting up libqt5xmlpatterns5:amd64 (5.5.1-2build1) ... Setting up qownnotes (17.08.6-1ubuntu3ppa1~xenial1) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu5) ...
We have successfully installed the Qownnotes Note takinig software. To confirm the installed package you can refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l qownnotes # 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 qownnotes 17.08.6-1ubuntu3ppa1~xe amd64 Plain text notepad and todo list manager with markdown support that works tog
To open the Qownnotes Note taking software just click on the Search your computer Box and search for the application. Refer the Snapshot below.
Once you open the application it will ask you to set the location where you want to store all your notes. You can set your path as per your requirement. Click on Next.
Qownnotes note taking software has a feature called ownCloud where you can sync you all notes and it will store your notes on cloud server. You can retrive old notes or deleted notes from ownCloud. Refer the below snapshot. You can do required settings if you want to use ownCloud. I am not going to use ownCloud so click on Next.
If you want you can do required network settings, I am not doing any network changes So click on Finish.
Qownnotes Note taking Software Snap :
Qwnnotes application Version :
To uninstall the Qownnotes note taking software you can use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r qownnotes # Uninstall the Qownnotes Note taking Software (Reading database ... 180962 files and directories currently installed.) Removing qownnotes (17.08.6-1ubuntu3ppa1~xenial1) ... 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) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ...
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