How to install FromScratch
on Arch Linux

FromScratch

FromScratch

Kilian Valkhof (kilian)

FromScratch

A simple but smart note-taking app

FromScratch is a little app that you can use as a quick note taking or todo app.

 Small and simple, all the focus is on the text you type
 Saves on-the-fly, no need to manually save
 Automatic indenting
 Note-folding
 Use checkboxes to keep track of your TODOs
 Replaces common syntax with symbols, such as arrows
 Dark and Light theme
 Portable mode supported
 Free

Details for FromScratch

License
MIT
Last updated
5 January 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install FromScratch

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.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install FromScratch

To install FromScratch, simply use the following command:

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Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

Learn more about snaps

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