In this guide, you will learn how to install Sublime Text editor on Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Mint, Fedora, Manjaro, etc.
Sublime Text is a cross-platform, light-weight code editor. It natively supports many programming and markup languages. Its functions can be extended with plugins. It has many other features, some of them listed below.
- Got Anything
- Command palette
- Simultaneous editing
- Python-based plugin API
- Customization via the JSON settings file
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How to install Sublime Text on a Linux distribution
Sublime Text can easily be installed using the provided repository as per the Linux distribution you use. Apart from the repo, users can use .deb & .rpm package files and snap store as well.
For distributions using ‘apt‘.
wget -qO - https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-pub.gpg | sudo apt-key add -
echo "deb https://download.sublimetext.com/ apt/stable/" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sublime-text.list
sudo apt update
sudo apt install sublime-text
For rpm based distributions using ‘dnf’.
sudo rpm -v --import https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-rpm-pub.gpg
sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://download.sublimetext.com/rpm/stable/x86_64/sublime-text.repo
sudo dnf install sublime-text
Arch based distributions using ‘pacman’.
curl -O https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-pub.gpg && sudo pacman-key --add sublimehq-pub.gpg && sudo pacman-key --lsign-key 8A8F901A && rm sublimehq-pub.gpg
echo -e "\n[sublime-text]\nServer = https://download.sublimetext.com/arch/stable/x86_64" | sudo tee -a /etc/pacman.conf
sudo pacman -Syu sublime-text
If you don’t want to add the repository in your system. You can still use the package build file to install Sublime Text.
Download Sublime Text package(s)
Lastly, you can also install Sublime Text from the snap store. Simply execute the command.
sudo snap install sublime-text --classic
Watch Video guide on YouTube
Additionally, You can also watch a step-by-step video guide on YouTube to get a better understanding of it.
That’s it on how to install Sublime Text on any Linux distribution. Let me know what you think about it in the comments and subscribe to the LinuxH2O Youtube channel. Till then, take care and keep enjoying Linux.