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Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:05 am

Hello, is possible to download Notepad++ on RPi 4B?

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Re: Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:10 am

Why do you think you need it? What's wrong with Leafpad or Mousepad?
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Re: Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:11 am

Skilowi wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:05 am
Hello, is possible to download Notepad++ on RPi 4B?

There is no release for any Linux Operating System:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notepad%2B%2B
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Re: Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:13 am

Skilowi wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:05 am
Hello, is possible to download Notepad++ on RPi 4B?


There is nothing to prevent you downloading it -

https://notepad-plus-plus.org/downloads/v7.8.6/



But based on your previous posts, you will probably not have the ability to build it from its source code...

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Re: Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:15 am

As it clearly states in the first page of the manual for notepad ++
Notepad++ is a text editor and source code editor for use under Microsoft Windows

and on its home page is states
Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL
so no its not written to run on linux or the pi.
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Re: Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:01 am

Of course you can download it using the RPi. Then, of course, you will want to copy/move it from the Pi to your Windows desktop PC, in order to install and run it.

This scenario could very well occur in a situation where only the Pi can see the Internet. Windows, of course, should never be allowed to connect directly to the Internet.
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Re: Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:56 pm

Novaspirit Tech managed to emulate Notepad ++ using qemu, wine, and chroot.
https://www.novaspirit.com/2019/04/15/run-x86-arm/
I followed the tutorial at the time, and it worked - albeit very slow on my pi3. That tutorial is likely outdated now.
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Re: Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:56 pm

Notepadqq is not quite as good as notepad++ (in my opinion - I use notepadd++ on Windows and notepadqq on linux) but is at least written in linux-firlendly source. I'm not aware of a Pi package for it, but in principle you could compile it for Pi.

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Re: Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:20 pm

This might be interesting for notepad++ users:

https://itsfoss.com/notepad-plus-plus-linux/

Still will not solve the ARM vs x86 issue though....

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Re: Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:51 pm

The program Geany is similar to Notepad++, with Geany you have tabbed file viewing. I personally do not use Geany, because the text is tough to read out of the box. I have to zoom in or out with the text files all the time, Geany is intended to be more of a precise text editor. With Geany, all of the lines in the text document are labelled in numerical order from start to end. Geany has numerous side windows inside the program, which reduces the size of the text editing window. Mousepad is the basic text editor that I use all the time. Using Mousepad did take time to understand the program. With Mousepad the text in the text document is large, bold, and the same color. This is how I prefer to see text in a text file.

If you were searching for text editor programs for Linux, here is a link to a online article that lists the best text editors for Linux:

Top 10 Text Editors for Linux Desktop
https://www.linuxtechi.com/top-10-text- ... x-desktop/

You can install the programs using the terminal or package manager program.

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Re: Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:00 pm

Moonmarch wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:51 pm


If you were searching for text editor programs for Linux...



Based on previous posts by @skilowi the usual pattern of behaviour is to search for programs that run on Microsoft Windows...

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Re: Notepad++

Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:39 pm

As an option - not necessarily your cup of tea ........

If you are remoting in to your pi via ssh you can use rmate / rsub and edit using Sublime on you Windows, MacOS or Linux machine :

Good guide on that here :

https://acarril.github.io/posts/ssh-sripts-st3

I use that when I need to do heavy lifting of cut and paste on a script on the pi as my VIM capabilities are almost non existent and nano is a bit constricted in light of this.

I suppose Notepad++ is quite good looking and lots of pressy buttons, but Geany is fantastic in Raspbian / Pi OS too as suggested above. Sometimes, if you're going to learn *nixy things, you need to learn a less familiar bit of kit, but often you will find they are more user focused and actually better solutions.

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