How to Install Sublime Text in Ubuntu

Sublime Text is a popular text editor used by developers to write code. It is easy to use and provides many features which can be extended with the help of plugins. In this article, we will look at how to install Sublime Text in Ubuntu. You can use these steps for any debian-based system.


How to Install Sublime Text in Ubuntu

Here are the steps to install sublime text in Ubuntu.


1. Update Ubuntu Packages

Open terminal and run the following commands to update ubuntu packages

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install apt-transport-https ca-certificates curl software-properties-common

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2. Import GPG Key

Run the following command to import GPG key for sublime text repostory.

$ sudo curl -fsSL https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-pub.gpg | sudo apt-key add -

Add Sublime Text repository to your system’s repository list.

$ sudo add-apt-repository "deb https://download.sublimetext.com/ apt/stable/"Copy

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3. Install Sublime Text

Run the following command to update packages and install sublime text.

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install sublime-text

That’s it. Sublime Text will installed on your system.

You can run Sublime Text editor from terminal using subl command or by double clicking sublime icon from your Desktop (Activities->Sublime).

In this article, we have seen how to install Sublime Text Editor in Ubuntu. Here’s the official documentation to help you get started with it.


How to Uninstall Sublime Text

If you wish to uninstall sublime text, you can do so with the following command.

$ sudo apt remove sublime-text

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