# Install on Ubuntu Linux, elementary OS and Linux Mint

# Ubuntu Linux 18.04 or newer, elementary OS, Linux Mint 18 or newer

Install QOwnNotes on Ubuntu Linux (minimum 18.04) using the PPA repository.

Note that there are also packages for ARM in the repository, in case you want to use QOwnNotes on a Raspberry Pi.

Open a terminal and enter the following lines to add the repository and install QOwnNotes.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pbek/qownnotes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install qownnotes

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# Older Ubuntu Linux distributions and derivatives

Best try to use the AppImage from QOwnNotes Releases on GitHub (opens new window).

Then you can change the execute-permissions on the file:

chmod a+x QOwnNotes-*.AppImage

Afterwards you should be able to execute the AppImage to run QOwnNotes.

# OBS Repository

You may also be able to use the QOwnNotes on Ubuntu versions that aren't any more updated on Ubuntu Launchpad then you can use the repositories from the Open Build Service (opens new window).

Below are example calls for the xUbuntu 16.10 repository.

Run the following shell command to trust the repository.

wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/pbek:/QOwnNotes/xUbuntu_16.10/Release.key -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Run the following shell commands to add the repository and install QOwnNotes from there.

sudo su -
sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/pbek:/QOwnNotes/xUbuntu_16.10/ /' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/qownnotes.list"
apt-get update
apt-get install qownnotes

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