Objective

The objective is to install Sublime Text on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - Sublime Text 3.0 or higher

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

Add Sublime Text Repository

To start Sublime Text on Ubuntu 18.04 first add Sublime Text signing key and repository:
$ wget -qO - https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-pub.gpg | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-add-repository "deb https://download.sublimetext.com/ apt/stable/"

Install Sublime Text on Ubuntu

Once the Sublime Text repository is in place enter the below command to install it:
$ sudo apt install sublime-text

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Start Sublime Text editor

To start Sublime Text editor on your Ubuntu 18.04 system open up terminal and enter:
$ subl
Alternatively, search Activities menu:
Start Sublime Text - Ubuntu 18.04
Click on Sublime Text icon to start the editor.
Sublime Text Editor on Ubuntu 18.04
Sublime Text Editor on Ubuntu 18.04
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