How To Install Sublime Text on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install Sublime Text on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Sublime Text on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Sublime Text is a cross-platform text and source code editor with a Python API. It is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose. Its functionality is extendable with plugins. Most of the extending packages have free-software licenses and are community-built and maintained.

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 Sublime Text 3 on a Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) server.

Install Sublime Text on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Installing Sublime Text on Ubuntu 20.04.

Installing Sublime on Ubuntu is fairly straightforward, Now we import the repository’s GPG key and the Sublime APT repository:

Once you’ve added the repo you can go ahead and run an update and install the app:

Step 3. Accessing Sublime Text on Ubuntu.

Once the installation is complete you can launch the app from your desktop app launcher or start Sublime Text editor on your Ubuntu 20.04 system open up a terminal and enter:

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Sublime Text. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Sublime Text editor on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Sublime Text website.

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