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How To Install Notepad++ on Fedora 34/35/36

In this article we will show you how to install Notepad++ on Fedora systems.

Notepad++ is a text and source code editor. It supports tabbed editing, which allows working with multiple open files in a single window. The product’s name comes from the C increment operator.

It provides a large number of options to work with it including syntax highlighting. Also it keeps smaller program sizes and faster execution with lower CPU uses.

Install Notepad++ on Fedora

Follow the steps below to get started with Notepad++:

  • Update your Fedora system packages with running the below command:
sudo dnf update -y && sudo dnf upgrade -y
  • Notepad++ package is not available on Fedora base repository. So You can install it from snap package manager:

Snap is a software packaging and deployment system developed by Canonical for operating systems that use the Linux kernel. The packages, called snaps, and the tool for using them, snapd, work across a range of Linux distributions and allow upstream software developers to distribute their applications directly to users. Snaps are self-contained applications running in a sandbox with mediated access to the host system.

So, Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

  • Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions, So install snap then install Notepad++ via snap manager as shown below
sudo dnf update -y
sudo dnf install snapd
sudo snap install notepad-plus-plus
  • Once installed, You can access Notepad++ through the command line by running the command
  • Also you can search on the system search bar by typing Notepad++ as follows
  • Notepad will be launched as follows:

Congrats, You have successfully installed Notepad++ on Your Fedora System.


That’s it, I hope that was useful.



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