How to install Kwrite 17.12.3 on Ubuntu 18.04

To install Kwrite 17.12.3 on Ubuntu 18.04

The Kwrite text editor is developed by KDE software. It is entirely based on the Kate text editor along with the KParts technology from KDE. With the help of additional plugin installation, you can extend the functionality of Kwrite to a great extent and make it a more powerful development environment.  It can also be used to edit remote file along with encoding your files. The Kwrite application is under the GNU general public license.


First, make sure you update the system repository by making use of the following command. 

root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get update
Hit:1 bionic InRelease
Hit:2 bionic-security InRelease       
Hit:3 bionic-updates InRelease      
Hit:4 bionic-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done

Next, install a Kwrite application using this following command

root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get install write -y
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree      
Reading state information... Done

The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:

  apache2-bin apache2-data apache2-utils libapr1 libaprutil1 libaprutil1-dbd-sqlite3
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.

The following additional packages will be installed:

Setcap worked for /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libexec/kf5/start_kdeinit!
Setting up libkf5texteditor5:amd64 (5.44.0-0ubuntu2) ...
Setting up kactivitymanagerd (5.12.5-0ubuntu0.1) ...
Setting up ktexteditor-katepart (5.44.0-0ubuntu2) ...
Setting up libkf5parts-plugins (5.44.0-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up kwrite (4:17.12.3-0ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for libvlc-bin:amd64 (3.0.2-0ubuntu0.1) ...
Processing triggers for dbus (1.12.2-1ubuntu1) ...

After the installation, you can access the application from the menu as follows.


You can verify the version from the help menu.
With this, the method to install Kwrite 17.12.3 on Ubuntu 18.04 comes to an end.

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