Install Evernote in Ubuntu 12.10 / 12.04

Create new evernote

Evernote is a suite of software and services designed for notetaking and archiving. Evernote clients are available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Android, iOS, but there’s no official Linux client.

This simple tutorial is going to show you how to install Everpad, an unofficial Evernote client integrated with ubuntu and unity.

Everpad gets an applet indicator for note taking, sync with Evernote’s servers, and display current Evernote notes. The client supports notes, tags, notebooks, resources, places, en-* tags.

Everpad also supports Unity lens, it allows to quickly search & display all your evernotes:

Install Everpad, the Evernote Client using PPA:

Everpad gets a PPA provides latest packages for Ubuntu 12.10, 12.04, and 11.10.

Hit Ctrl+Alt+T to open up a terminal window, copy and paste this command into terminal and run to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nvbn-rm/ppa

Then update and install

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install everpad

Once installed, launch it from the Unity dash. For Ubuntu 12.10, due to a bug in overlay scrollbars, you may want to launch it with this command:


To make unity-lens work for everpad, log out and log in back.


  1. Zach says:

    Thank you!!

  2. Evgeny says:


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