How To Install joplin on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install joplin on Kali Linux. joplin is open source note taking and to-do application

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install joplin on Kali Linux.

What is joplin

This package contains a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor. The notes are in Markdown format.

Notes exported from Evernote via .enex files can be imported into Joplin, including the formatted content (which is converted to Markdown), resources (images, attachments, etc.) and complete metadata (geolocation, updated time, created time, etc.). Plain Markdown files can also be imported.

The notes can be synchronised with various cloud services including Nextcloud, Dropbox, OneDrive, WebDAV or the file system (for example with a network directory). When synchronising the notes, notebooks, tags and other metadata are saved to plain text files which can be easily inspected, backed up and moved around.

There are three ways to install joplin on Kali Linux . We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install joplin Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install joplin using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install joplin

Install joplin Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install joplin using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install joplin

Install joplin Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install joplin using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install joplin

How To Uninstall joplin on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove joplin

Uninstall joplin And Its Dependencies

To uninstall joplin and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove joplin

Remove joplin Configurations and Data

To remove joplin configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge joplin

Remove joplin configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge joplin

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install joplin using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.