Install Unofficial Microsoft OneNote on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04

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This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install unofficial Microsoft OneNote client app on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04.

Microsoft OneNote is an collaboration platform that lets you connect and gathers users’ notes, drawings, screen clippings and audio and more from a single application.

It allows teams and users to communicate and collaborate and, also integrates with Office 365.

For Linux users, the official OneNote app is not available. To get OneNote on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions, you’ll have to settle for an unofficial OneNote app for Linux.

This app uses the web app and wraps it as a standalone application using Electron to use a browser window, and serve it as a desktop application.

Whether you’re a small or large enterprise, OneNote can help your team communicate and collaborate. and these conversations will be available on the desktop, mobile devices and everywhere you have OneNote installed.

For more about OneNote, visit its homepage.

When you’re ready to install OneNote for Linux follow the steps below

Install Unofficial OneNote via Snap

The unofficial OneNote app can also be installed via Ubuntu snap package management. This might be the quickest way to install OneNote. Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

To install via Snap, run the commands below

sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install onenote-desktop --beta

When you’re done, OneNote should be installed and ready to use… To launch it, go to the Activities Overview and search OneNote and launch it.

OneNote Ubuntu Install

When it opens, type in your OneNote’ email address and password to logon.

For students or new users looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS…. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners.

Ubuntu is an open source Linux operating systems that runs on desktops, laptops, server and other devices…

During your introduction to Ubuntu, you will find that Linux isn’t so different than Windows and other operating systems in so many ways, especially when it comes to using the system to get work done.…

Both Ubuntu and Windows systems allow you to be productive, easy to use, reliable and enable you to install and run thousands of programs, from gaming to productivity suite software for individuals and businesses.

That’s it!

Congratulations! You have successfully installed OneNote for Linux on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04.

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  1. I clicked on a link in one note. There is no option to close that page. Tried closing and opening the app. Any help?

  2. same here
    if you know how to resolve that let me know

  3. This is not a client. Just a made up browser .Electron. It’s open microsoft’s website.

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