How to install Xournal Note Taking App in Ubuntu 18.04- The Best Note Taking App For Linux

In this article, we will learn How to install Xournal Note Taking App in ubuntu 18.04- The Best Note Taking App For Linux. Xournal is an open source notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal using a stylus application for the Linux operating system. This nice lightweight application comes with some nice useful features. The Xournal note-taking application was initially developed by Denise Orox and it is the free application (GNU GPL) and runs on Linux (recent distributions) and other GTK+/Gnome platforms.

How to install Xournal in Ubuntu 18.04- The Best Note Taking App For Linux

How to install Xournal Note Taking App in Ubuntu 18.04- The Best Note Taking App For Linux

Follow the below steps to install Xournal Note Taking App in ubuntu 18.04- The Best Note Taking App For Linux:

Before starting the installation of Xournal Note Taking App package 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://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease
Hit:6 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Get:7 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release [943 B]
Get:8 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release.gpg [819 B]
Hit:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/audio-recorder/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:10 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease

Now we are ready to install the Xournal Note Taking App package. so let’s go ahead and install Xournal Note Taking App package using below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get install xournal
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
libglade2-0 libgnomecanvas2-0 libgnomecanvas2-common
The following NEW packages will be installed:
libglade2-0 libgnomecanvas2-0 libgnomecanvas2-common xournal
0 upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 117 not upgraded.
Need to get 405 kB of archives.
After this operation, 1,482 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libglade2-0 amd64 1:2.6.4-2 [44.6 kB]
Get:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libgnomecanvas2-common all 2.30.3-3 [3,958 B]
Get:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libgnomecanvas2-0 amd64 2.30.3-3 [84.3 kB]
Get:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 xournal amd64 1:0.4.8-1build1 [272 kB]
Fetched 405 kB in 2s (205 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package libglade2-0:amd64.
(Reading database ... 188888 files and directories currently installed.)

As you can see above we have successfully installed the Xournal Note Taking App package. To confirm the same reference the below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -l xournal
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 xournal 1:0.4.8-1bui amd64 GTK+ Application for note taking

Now to open the Xournal Note Taking App just type the command xournal on shell prompt. Refer the command below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ xournal
How to install Xournal in ubuntu 18.04- The Best Note Taking App For Linux

Xournal Note Taking App

You can also open the Xournal Note Taking application graphically using search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.

How to install Xournal in ubuntu 18.04- The Best Note Taking App For Linux

Xournal Note Taking App

Also Read – How to install Tusk Evernote Client App in Ubuntu 18.04 – The Best Note Taking App For Ubuntu Linux.

How To Uninstall Xournal Note Taking App in Ubuntu 18.04?

For any reasons, if you don’t like Xournal Note Taking App and want to uninstall the application from your system using following commands.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -r xournal
(Reading database ... 188972 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing xournal (1:0.4.8-1build1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
Processing triggers for shared-mime-info (1.9-2) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2ubuntu0.1) ...
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) ...

That’s all, In this article, we have explained the How to install Xournal Note Taking App in Ubuntu 18.04- The Best Note Taking App 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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