How To Install Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 8

Install Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 8

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Sublime Text software is a well-known lightweight source code editor. It offers features like command palette, goto anything, auto-completion, snippets, and plugins, among others, and works on all major platforms, including Linux, macOS, and Windows.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of the sublime Text source code editor on an AlmaLinux 8. You can follow the same instructions for CentOS and Rocky Linux.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: AlmaLinux 8, CentOS, and Rocky Linux 8.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 8

Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

sudo dnf update

Step 2. Installing Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 8.

By default, Sublime Text is not available on the AlmaLinux 8 base repository. Now we run the following command to add the Sublime Text repository to your system:

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo

Next, import the GPG key:

sudo rpm -v --import

Once complete adding the repository, run the following commands to update dnf packages and install the Sublime Text:

sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install sublime-text

Verify the installed version of Sublime Text:

subl -version

Step 3. Accessing Sublime Text on AlmaLinux.

Once successfully installed, launch sublime text editor on your AlmaLinux system by using the application search bar. Type the ‘sublime text’ in the search bar or you can launch it by typing the following command on the terminal:


Install Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 8

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Sublime Text. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Sublime Text source code editor on your AlmaLinux 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Sublime Text website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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