How to Install Sublime Text 3 on Ubuntu 20.04?
An extensively used by front and back-end web developers, Sublime text is acknowledged as speedy, trustworthy and dynamic shareware source code editor. You can customize the vanilla editor with the help of plugins on the internet according to personal needs. Many programming languages like C++, Ruby, Python, and Java are fully supported by it. Sublime Text 3 is a very efficient tool for app developers because of its quick and instinctive IDE.
In this text, you shall learn to install Sublime Text 3 on Linux Ubuntu 20.04 along with Sudo privileges. “sudo” should be excluded before commands if root access already exists.
Step 1: Updating the Sublime Repository
The following command is used to update the Sublime repository:
$ sudo apt update
Step 2: Installing related dependencies
Supporting packages which include dependencies needed for addition of Sublime repository to your system are required to be installed first as done by command below:
$ sudo apt install dirmngr gnupg apt-transport-https ca-certificates software-properties-common
Step 3: Adding the Sublime Repository
This step requires retrieval of GPG key and addition of APT repository with these two commands:
$ curl -fsSL https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-pub.gpg | sudo apt-key add –
$ sudo add-apt-repository “deb https://download.sublimetext.com/ apt/stable/”
Sublime repository will now be included in the software repository list.
Step 4: Installing Sublime Text 3
This step is carried out by the following command:
$ sudo apt install sublime-text
Instigating the app
When you open the activity’s dashboard, you should type Sublime text and click the app icon. Or directly launch Sublime text by typing subl from CLI.
The IDE features are shown on the left of the windows.
This way Sublime text is installed. Prior to installing the actual code editor, the sublime repository is added to the system repository and dependencies are installed. You will be amazed by its swift and intuitive interface. You can also personalize the IDE by adding extra attributes from plugins.
Despite the fact that there is no trial expiration date set by devas and the Sublime text is provided for free, you will have to license the software in due course. If its use for commercial purposes is intended then it should be registered.
You must look for updates as automatic updates are not enabled for the app.
Please refer to the official website of Sublime text for more information.
Author Info My name is Akhunzada Younis Said. I am a software project manager in HAZTECH, a software engineering graduate and a content writer. I love working with Linux, Data science and open-source software.
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