How to install tpad
on Arch Linux

tpad

tpad

Zhen Cao (caozhen)

Terminal text editor with GUI-like user interface

A terminal text editor combining the features of vim and gedit. It has GUI interfaces such as menus, document tabs and mouse. Start menu - F3 or Mouse click. Text edit Selection - Shift+Arrow keys or Mouse drag. Cut/Copy/Paste - Ctrl+X/Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V. Scroll - Mouse wheel. Dialog Button and checkbox - Enter or Mouse click.

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License
Proprietary
Last updated
19 May 2017

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install tpad

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 tpad

To install tpad, simply use the following command:

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

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