Install Cherry Tree on Debian 11 - Step by step guide ?

Cherry Tree is an exceptional note-taking application. It is one of the best solutions for Linux developers. It works flawlessly with your coding style. It just does not take notes but empowers your coding routine as well. You can save your code snippets with powerful syntax highlighting.

One good thing is that Cherry Tree has been translated into more than a dozen languages making it easy to use.

Here at Ibmi Media, we shall look into how to install Cherry Tree on Debian 11 bullseye.

Steps to install Cherry Tree on Debian 11 bullseye System

1. Perform System Update

You need to update the Debian repositories on your system first using the following command:

$ sudo apt update

After updating the system repositories, you will find your way to the installation process. 

2. Install Cherry Tree on the system

Now use the following apt command to install Cherry Tree on the Debian 11 system:

$ sudo apt install cherrytree

3. Verify Cherry Tree Installation

When you are done installing Cherry Tree, you can verify it using the version command like me. This is the best way to verify the existence of an application on the Linux system:

$ cherrytree –version

How to Configure and Launch Cherry Tree on Debian ?

You can use both command-line and graphical user interfaces to launch CherryTree. If you prefer CLI, run the following command:

$ cherrytree

If you want to launch it from the graphical user interface, you will simply need to use your system dashboard to find out the application.

How to uninstall Cherry Tree from Debian 11 system ?

You can use the following apt command to easily remove Cherry Tree from the system:

$ sudo apt remove cherrytree

We can use the following command to remove cherrytree configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

$ sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge cherrytree

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This article covers how to install, configure, and make use of the Cherry Tree application for note-taking and support in programming. In fact, CherryTree is a hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text, syntax highlighting, images handling, hyperlinks, import/export with support for multiple formats, support for multiple languages, and more.

How To Uninstall cherrytree from Ubuntu 21.04 ?

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

$ sudo apt-get remove cherrytree