Notepad++ on Linux?
Claudia Frank last edited by
on my two ubuntu based systems wine even created the shortcuts (launchers) on the desktop when installing npp which is nice.
The one thing I really miss is the execution functionality, meaning I want to run
gcc or python on linux directly like using Run or nppexec but without building a
server/client like framework, where a python script plugin script takes the code,
create a temporary file and forwards to a running linux python server instance
which than executes the needed calls and reports back …, I haven’t found a suitable solution yet.
And it looks like wine can’t satisfy this wish, that’s why I’m looking for the native build.
But if you know a way how to achieve this, meaning writing code in npp
and building/compiling/executing on linux from within npp - I would appreciate any hints.
And another related question, some windows application (ex. foobar2000) are available as a snap app. Is there any project to do the same with npp?
Claudia Frank last edited by
sorry, not that I’m aware.
@Claudia-Frank , I think it would be a good suggestion to npp developers pay some attention. I’ve tried npp in wine environment with success. I believe snap use some wine environment to allow runs some windows programs, so maybe would be easy to runs npp in such environments.
@pnedev, sure. I’m also think is the best option. But would be nice the column mode of npp in nqq
I personally prefer N++ under Wine.
It’s exactly what I believe snap implements with windows app, but with the advantage with no need to install wine via apt-get.
If you have a Linux with snap installed and wine not installed, try to run this:
# sudo snap install foobar2000
and then run foobar2000:
Snap install previously wine in a local user (and safer) environment.
I didn’t know that, thanks.
Will try it some time when I upgrade my Linux.
Good news!! npp is now availble on ubuntu snap store:
sudo snap install notepad-plus-plus
H B last edited by
I installed Notepad++ via Wine, and later found this post.
Tried installing it via snap, and it says ‘already installed’?
I also wondered,
If I wanted to use Notepad++ from Snap or Wine in Ubuntu (Lubuntu),
And wanted to do some C++ coding,
In Windows, there’s a procedure to install Plugins > NppExec , and create a script like below:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dev-Cpp\MinGW64\bin\g++.exe “$(FILE_NAME)”
cmd /c “$(CURRENT_DIRECTORY)\a.exe”
What is the right procedure for Linux using G++?
Guus Ellenkamp last edited by
I did not see anything about why NPP is not native available on Linux. I am okay using it with Wine as I have been doing for a long time, but it would be nice to have a native version.
dail last edited by
Notepad++ is developed using the Win32 api and is solely dependent on it. A native Linux version would require a nearly complete rewrite of the application…and you’d have to be crazy to want to do that.