How to Install Nirvana Text Editor on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

How to Install Nirvana Text Editor on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


I am going to write about something excellent today that is a very programmer-centric text editor. Here is Nirvana Editor that contains the power of a robust integrated development environment. Follow me and experience how to install and work with the Nirvana editor. The Nirvana editor is for programmers. It does not burden the system and uses a few resources. The Nirvana editor is also called nEdit.

As I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS at the time of writing this guide, I will show you how to install nirvana editor on Ubuntu. You can use Ubuntu with Gnome or any other desktop environment. All the instructions are valid for the Ubuntu operating system only.

Dependency Requirements For Nirvana Text Editor

There are no dependency issues with nEdit on Ubuntu. It installs smoothly without causing any issues.

Step 1. Install Nirvana Editor on Ubuntu LTS

Now we have come so far to proceed with the installation of Nirvana Editor. We have no need for any dependencies, so it is smooth to install. Use the following command to check if your system needs any updates first.

$ sudo apt update

When system repositories are updated, you are ready to install the nEdit text editor.

$ sudo apt install nedit

The size of the installation repository is not that big, so you do not need to worry. It takes a small size on the disk.

Step 2. Verify Nirvana Editor Installation

I always do a simple thing that is to run a command on CLI to check the version of the installed software. It helps me to figure out that the application is fully installed.

$ nedit --version

We can do the same with the graphical search. It will result in something below.

Step 3. Launch Nirvana Editor

There are two ways to launch any application in Linux. I choose to go through the command line first. Try the following command on your terminal and see if it launches nEdit.

$ nedit

The second method is to launch it via the graphical dashboard. You will launch it using the same dashboard start menu.

Step 4. Uninstall Nirvana Editor From Ubuntu 20.04

We learned how Nirvana editor is installed and launched. Now we will see how it can be uninstalled. Run the following command and compare the output with the given screenshot below.

$ sudo apt remove nedit


We observed the installation and the working of nEdit. We also briefly discussed how it can be removed from the Ubuntu system.

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