HOW TO INSTALL TUSK EVERNOTE ALTERNATIVE CLIENT IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A BEST NOTE TAKING APP FOR LINUX
In this article we are going to learn How to install Tusk Evernote alternative client in Ubuntu 16.04. Tusk is a open source note taking app for Linux operating system. Usually people uses such kind of application to note down some important topics or something you want to remember or if you are working for any corporate office then you can use Tusk Evernote alternative client to note down to do list of your daily works. It’s an nice light weight application comes with various features described below :
- 60+ keyboard shortcuts are available in this app which helps to operate the application more easily.
- Change screen size of Tusk Evernote alternative client as per your convenient without impacting your work.
- You can print your content through this application to create a hard copy of your work.
- Export your notes in PDF format easily.
- You can Zoom In and Zoom Out the application.
- Insert files in to the application by drag and drop.
- Change the appearance of the application by installing available official themes.
- You can start the Tusk note taking app at system startup.
For more information’s and features of Tusk application you can visit the official website.
Follow the below steps to install Tusk Evernote alternative client in Ubuntu 16.04 – a best note taking app for Linux
First we have to download the Tusk evernote alternative client package from it’s official website. So use the below command to download the same.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ wget wget https://github.com/klauscfhq/tusk/releases/download/v0.9.4/tusk_0.9.4_amd64.deb --2018-03-15 09:28:12-- https://github.com/klauscfhq/tusk/releases/download/v0.9.4/tusk_0.9.4_amd64.deb Resolving github.com (github.com)... 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206 Connecting to github.com (github.com)|220.127.116.11|:443... connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK Length: 33634926 (32M) [application/octet-stream] Saving to: ‘tusk_0.9.4_amd64.deb’ tusk_0.9.4_amd64.deb 100%[=====================================================================================>] 32.08M 459KB/s in 3m 13s 2018-03-15 09:31:27 (171 KB/s) - ‘tusk_0.9.4_amd64.deb’ saved [33634926/33634926]
As you can see below I have already downloaded the Tusk note taking app .deb package. Refer the output below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ ls -l tusk_0.9.4_amd64.deb # Downloaded Package -rw-rw-r-- 1 elinuxbook elinuxbook 33634926 Mar 9 19:17 tusk_0.9.4_amd64.deb
Before start the installation of Tusk evernote alternative client package 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://ppa.launchpad.net/audio-recorder/ppa/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/notepadqq-team/notepadqq/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:6 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
Now we are ready to install the Tusk note taking app. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -i tusk_0.9.4_amd64.deb # Install the Package Selecting previously unselected package tusk-app. (Reading database ... 246692 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack tusk_0.9.4_amd64.deb ... Unpacking tusk-app (0.9.4-407) ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of tusk-app: tusk-app depends on libappindicator1; however: Package libappindicator1 is not installed. dpkg: error processing package tusk-app (--install): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured 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) ... Errors were encountered while processing: tusk-app
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As you can see above the Tusk application is asking for dependencies to complete the installation. Hence use the below command to install all required dependencies.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install -f # Install Dependencies Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following additional packages will be installed: libappindicator1 libindicator7 The following NEW packages will be installed: libappindicator1 libindicator7 0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 249 not upgraded. 1 not fully installed or removed. Need to get 41.2 kB of archives. After this operation, 165 kB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y ---> Enter 'y' to continue the installation
As you can see above we have successfully installed the Tusk evernote alternative client package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l tusk-app # 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 tusk-app 0.9.4-407 amd64
Now to open the application just type the command tusk-app on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ tusk-app # Open the application
You can also open the Tusk note taking app graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
To uninstall the application use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r tusk-app # Uninstall the Application (Reading database ... 246787 files and directories currently installed.) Removing tusk-app (0.9.4-407) ... 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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