Steps to install sublime text 3 on Ubuntu 18.10 using terminal

Sublime Text is a powerful text editor available for Linux, Windows and macOS that most widely used for web and software development. It is very fast and it comes with lots of powerful features out of the box.  It supports many programming languages and markup languages, and its functionality can be extended by users with plugins. Here In this guide, we’ll go over how to install sublime text 3 ubuntu 18.10 using terminal.

Note: sublime text 3 is available to download and use for free, but you’re supposed to buy a license if you plan on using it full-time.

Install sublime text 3 ubuntu

First, launch a terminal window by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T or Ctrl + Shift on the keyboard.

When it opens, run command to install the key:

wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -

Then add the apt repository via the command:

echo "deb apt/stable/" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sublime-text.list

Finally check updates and install sublime-text via your system package manager or running commands:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install sublime-text

How to use sublime text

You can start the Sublime Text editor either from the terminal by typing subl or by clicking on the Sublime icon (Activities -> Sublime):

open sublime text

When you start Sublime Text for the first time, a window like the following one will appear:

how to use sublime text

Install sublime text 3 on Fedora

launch a terminal window by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T or Ctrl + Shift + T.

Then, use the rpm command to import Sublime Text’s public GPG key.

sudo rpm -v --import

Then use the dnf command to add the third-party Sublime Text software repository.

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo

With the repo added to Fedora Linux, use the dnf install command to get the latest version of Sublime Text.

sudo dnf install sublime-text

Uninstall sublime text 3

To uninstall the editor, either use your system package manager or simply run command:

sudo apt-get remove sublime-text && sudo apt-get autoremove

And the official Sublime Text apt repository can be removed by going to System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.


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