How to install Tagspaces File Manager in Ubuntu 18.04 – The Best File Organizer for Linux

In this article, you will learn How to install Tagspaces File Manager in Ubuntu 18.04 – The Best File Organizer for Linux. TagSpaces is an open-source data manager and file navigator for Linux. It helps organize files on local drives by adding tags to files. Personalize the tags by giving different colors and names which will make you more convenient to manage data. it’s an alternative to digital note organizers, such as Evernote and Onenote. The Tagspaces were initially developed in 2012 and were released under the license of AGPL (APRo General Public License). You can download the source code of this application to customize Github. TagSpaces is compatible with Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, iPhone, Firefox and Chrome

How to install Tagspaces File Manager in Ubuntu 18.04 - The Best File Organizer for Linux

How to install Tagspaces File Manager in Ubuntu 18.04 – The Best File Organizer for Linux

Follow the below steps to install Tagspaces File Manager in Ubuntu 18.04 – The Best File Organizer for Linux:

Before starting the installation of Tagspaces File Manager let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 18.04 using below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Ign:1 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic InRelease
Err:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic Release
Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs
Ign:3 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Ign:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/aseman/desktop-apps/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:5 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian bionic InRelease

After updating the packages & repositories now we have to download the Tagspaces File Manager from its official website. Hence to download the same use the below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ wget https://www.tagspaces.org/downloads/tagspaces-amd64.deb
--2019-01-19 21:44:52-- https://www.tagspaces.org/downloads/tagspaces-amd64.deb
Resolving www.tagspaces.org (www.tagspaces.org)... 52.222.176.220, 52.222.176.192, 52.222.176.9, ...
Connecting to www.tagspaces.org (www.tagspaces.org)|52.222.176.220|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 301 Moved Permanently
Location: https://github.com/tagspaces/tagspaces/releases/download/v3.0.5/tagspaces-linux-amd64-3.0.5.deb [following]

As you can see below I have already downloaded the TTagspaces File Manager .deb package. Refer to the output below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ ls -l tagspaces-amd64.deb
-rw-r--r-- 1 itsmarttricks itsmarttricks 45192956 Jan 18 14:35 tagspaces-amd64.deb

Now we are ready to install the Tagspaces File Manager package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -i tagspaces-amd64.deb
Selecting previously unselected package tagspaces.
(Reading database ... 193696 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack tagspaces-amd64.deb ...
Unpacking tagspaces (3.0.5) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of tagspaces:
tagspaces depends on gconf2; however:
Package gconf2 is not installed.
tagspaces depends on gconf-service; however:
Package gconf-service is not installed.
tagspaces depends on libappindicator1; however:
Package libappindicator1 is not installed.

dpkg: error processing package tagspaces (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
tagspaces

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As you can see above we have successfully installed the Tagspaces File Manager package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -l tagspaces
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
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
iU tagspaces 3.0.5 amd64

You can open the Tagspaces File Manager application graphically using Search your Ubuntu Applications box. Refer the snapshot below.

How to install Tagspaces File Manager in Ubuntu 18.04 – The Best File Organizer for Linux

Tagspaces File Manager

Now see the Tagspaces File Manager snapshot below.

How to install Tagspaces File Manager in Ubuntu 18.04 – The Best File Organizer for Linux

Tagspaces File Manager

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How To Uninstall Tagspaces File Manager in Ubuntu 18.04?

For any reasons, if you don’t like Tagspaces File Manager and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -r tagspaces
(Reading database ... 193781 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing tagspaces (3.0.5) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...

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That’s all, In this article, we have explained the How to install Tagspaces File Manager in Ubuntu 18.04 – The Best File Organizer for Linux. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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