How to install Indicator Sticky Notes App in Ubuntu 18.04.1 – A Best Sticky Notes App For Ubuntu

Indicator Sticky Notes is the best sticky notes app for Ubuntu Desktop. sticky notes app is very important because you can keep any important notes right away. Indicator Sticky Notes app is open source and is free. Today we will learn that ‘How to install Indicator Sticky Notes app in Ubuntu 18.04.1. In the Indicator Sticky Notes app, the Python programming language has been used, as well as there are many good features in it.

Indicator Sticky Notes Features:

1) Lock to make it write protected
2) Change the color of the sticky notes app
3) Unlimited create new notes
4) Export and Import notes data

install Indicator Sticky Notes App in Ubuntu 18.04.1

Install Indicator Sticky Notes App in Ubuntu 18.04.1

Follow the below steps to install Indicator sticky notes app in Ubuntu:

Install the PPA repository before starting the installation of the Indicator Sticky Notes app. To install the PPA repository in Ubuntu, open the terminal and run the following commands.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:umang/indicator-stickynotes
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Official releases of Indicator Stickynotes (

To install Indicator Stickynotes, you will need to add this PPA to your system (instructions below) and install the `indicator-stickynotes` package. See the instructions below.

METHOD 1 (Command-line):

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:umang/indicator-stickynotes
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install indicator-stickynotes

METHOD 2 (User interface):

Step 1: Open "Software & Updates." Go to Other Software -> Add. Now type `ppa:umang/indicator-stickynotes` (without the `quotes`). Add the source and close the window. You will be asked to reload sources. Click "Reload".
Step 2: Open the Ubuntu Software Center, search for Indicator Stickynotes, and install.
More info:
Press [ENTER] to continue or Ctrl-c to cancel adding it.

Ign:1 stable InRelease
Get:2 bionic InRelease [4,689 B]
Hit:3 bionic InRelease
Fetched 2,249 kB in 11s (206 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done

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Now after installing the PPA repository successfully, let us now update Ubuntu packages & repositories, run the ‘sudo apt-get update‘ command below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get update
Ign:1 stable InRelease
Hit:2 bionic InRelease
Hit:3 bionic InRelease
Hit:4 stable Release
Hit:5 bionic InRelease
Hit:6 bionic InRelease
Hit:7 bionic-security InRelease
Hit:9 bionic-updates InRelease
Hit:10 bionic-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done

Now you can install Indicator Sticky Notes app. So let’s run the command ‘sudo apt-get install indicator-stickynotes’ in the terminal.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get install indicator-stickynotes
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1 indicator-stickynotes
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 18 not upgraded.
Need to get 57.4 kB of archives.
After this operation, 367 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 bionic/main amd64 indicator-stickynotes all 0.5.9-0~ppa2 [53.9 kB]
Get:2 bionic/main amd64 gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1 amd64 12.10.1+18.04.20180322.1-0ubuntu1 [3,452 B]
Fetched 57.4 kB in 1s (65.5 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1.
Setting up gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1 (12.10.1+18.04.20180322.1-0ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
Setting up indicator-stickynotes (0.5.9-0~ppa2) ...

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Now you can see ‘Indicator Sticky Notes app’ is successfully installed, To check that, run the following dpkg command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -l indicator-stickynotes
| 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 indicator-stic 0.5.9-0~ppa2 all Sticky Notes Application

Enter the following command and open the Indicator Sticky Notes app.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ indicator-stickynotes

Now you can see that the ‘indicator sticky notes app’ is open after the above command is run.

How to install Indicator Sticky Notes App in Ubuntu 18.04.1

Indicator Sticky Notes

open the app by searching ‘indicator sticky notes’ in Ubuntu application.

How to install Indicator Sticky Notes App in Ubuntu 18.04.1

searching ‘indicator sticky notes’

How To Uninstall Indicator Sticky Notes App In Ubuntu 18.04?

If you want to uninstall this app then run the command ‘dpkg -r‘ below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -r indicator-stickynotes
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
(Reading database ... 171351 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing indicator-stickynotes (0.5.9-0~ppa2) ...
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) ...

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