Install latest/edge of jrnl

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install jrnl --edge

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jrnl is only available on the unstable edge channel. It could break and change often.

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Collect your thoughts and notes without leaving the command-line

jrnl is a simple journal application for the command line.

You can use it to easily create, search, and view journal entries. Journals are stored as human-readable plain text, and can also be encrypted using AES encryption.

To learn more, visit:

Details for jrnl

  • GPL-3.0

Last updated
  • 5 November 2023 - latest/edge



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