Install juffEd Development Environment on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS System - Step by step guide ?


juffEd is beginner friendly text editor which has the ability to auto indent. It offer syntax hihglighting for more than 20 languages and folds the code blocks. 

Here at Ibmi Media, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Linux system text editor Software Installation queries.

In this context, we shall look into how to install juffed on your Ubuntu Linux system.


Steps to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

1. Perform System Update

You will need to update the Ubuntu system repositories to install the latest and working version of juffEd editor. The command to do so is given below:

$ sudo apt update


2. Install juffED Editor on the system

Now run the following command to get juffED installation process started:

$ sudo apt install juffed


3. Confirm juffEd Editor Installation

Now we will see if we can verify the installation of the editor using command line and graphical methods. Try running the following commands:

$ juffed --version

To try graphically, go to your dashboard and make a search for the juffEd editor.


How to Launch juffEd Editor ?

You can either invoke the juffEd editor via the command line or launch it using the graphical dashboard. Both will be okay.

In the case of the command line, execute the following command:

$ juffEd

And in the case of a graphical dashboard, try to search the system for juffEd.


How to Uninstall juffEd Editor From Ubuntu 20.04 ?

To uninstall only the juffed package we can use the following command:

$ sudo apt-get remove juffed


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Conclusion

This article covers how to install juffed on your Ubuntu 21.04 Linux system. In fact, JuffEd is a simple, cross-platform text editor written using the Qt toolkit and the QScintilla library. It supports most features found in modern text editors, including syntax highlighting, bracket matching, switching encodings, sessions, and a plugin API.


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