Install CutePad in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10

CutePad is a simple and fast modern text editor based on Qt framework. CudePad is an opensource editor that convert text into a Cute Style with only one click. You can use this cute text style to post/publish your story to your diary/blog.


  • Simple and clean graphical interface.
  • Real fast start up time.
  • Ability to read and write any text document.
  • Can be export the document as PDF format.
  • Insert Images, tables, dates and times easily.
  • Cross platform >> can be used in any Linux or Windows operating system.
  • Keyboard shortcut facilities.
  • Finally it’s modern and cute when comparing to a ordinary text editor

Install CutePad

Step 1: Download CutePad

32bit OS


64bit OS


Step 2: Extract Package

tar -xf cutepad_linuxbuild*.tar

Step 3: Make Installer Executable

chmod +x CutePad--Linux--Install

Step 4: Install CutePad

– Run following command and follow the on-screen installer to complete the installation


Step 5: Fix Error

– When I tried running the application, it failed with following error:

error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

– To fix this error, run the following command for your OS type


sudo apt-get install libqtgui4:i386


sudo apt-get install libqtgui4:amd64


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