How To Install Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 9

Install Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 9

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, Sublime Text Editor is a cross-platform, lightweight text editor for code, markup, and prose that automates repetitive tasks so you can focus on the important stuff. Users can expand its functionality with plugins, typically community-built and maintained under free-software licenses. Sublime is known for its speed, ease of use, cross-platform, and community contribution.

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 the step-by-step installation of the Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 9. You can follow the same instructions for CentOS and Rocky Linux.

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: AlmaLinux 9.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo useror 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 9

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

sudo dnf clean all
sudo dnf update
sudo dnf groupinstall "Development Tools"

Step 2. Installing Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 9.

By default, Sublime Text is not available on the AlmaLinux 9 base repository. Now run the following command to install add Sublime Text repository to your AlmaLinux system:

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://download.sublimetext.com/rpm/stable/x86_64/sublime-text.repo

Next, import the official GPG key for Sublime Text:

sudo rpm -v --import https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-rpm-pub.gpg
sudo dnf install thunderbird

You can check the version of Sublime Text using the following command:

subl --version

Step 3. Accessing Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 9.

Once the installation is completed, open the Sublime Text on your system by using the application search bar. Click on the ‘Activities’ and then type ‘Sublime Text’ in the application search box or by executing the following command:

subl

Install Sublime Text on AlmaLinux 9

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Sublime Text. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Sublime Text 4 on your AlmaLinux 9 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Sublime Text website.

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