This article focuses on how to install Sublime Text 3 IDE on Pop!_OS 20.04|20.10|21.04. Sublime text is a text and source code editor that is popularly used for software and web development. The features of Sublime Text 3 IDE include, tab multi-select, utilizes GPU on Linux, Windows & Mac & Windows, has native support for Apple Silicon processors and many more. You can learn more about the features of Sublime Text 3 IDE check out the Sublime Text page.
Install Sublime Text 3 IDE on Pop!_OS 20.04|20.10|21.04
Below is a step by step process on how to install Sublime Text 3 IDE on Pop!_OS. Follow it to the later and you will see your installation complete.
Step 1. Update your System & install dependencies to fetch packages from https sources
To update the Pop!_OS system and install dependencies to hep fetch packages from the https sources, use the command below;
sudo apt update sudo apt install apt-transport-https
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt install apt-transport-https Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done apt-transport-https is already the newest version (2.0.5). 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 27 not upgraded.
Step 2. Import the GPG Key
To add GPG Key, use the wget command. Just like as shown below;
wget -qO - https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-pub.gpg | sudo apt-key add -
The answer here should be OK.
Step 3. Add Sublime Text APT Repository to your System
To add the Sublime Text APT repository, use the command below;
echo "deb https://download.sublimetext.com/ apt/stable/" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sublime-text.list
[email protected]:~$ echo "deb https://download.sublimetext.com/ apt/stable/" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sublime-text.list deb https://download.sublimetext.com/ apt/stable/
Step 4. Update the APT sources and install Sublime Text 3 IDE on Pop!_OS
You need to update the added apt repository, then install Sublime Text 3 IDE on Pop!OS 20.04|20.10|21.04. Use the following commands to execute the above process;
sudo apt update sudo apt install sublime-text
The output is as follows;
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt install sublime-text Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: sublime-text 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 27 not upgraded. Need to get 16.2 MB of archives. After this operation, 49.1 MB of additional disk space will be used. Get:1 https://download.sublimetext.com apt/stable/ sublime-text 4107 [16.2 MB] Fetched 16.2 MB in 9s (1,823 kB/s) Selecting previously unselected package sublime-text. (Reading database ... 219245 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../sublime-text_4107_amd64.deb ... Unpacking sublime-text (4107) ... Setting up sublime-text (4107) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.24-1ubuntu3) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.64ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.36.0-1ubuntu1) ...
Now that you have managed to install sublime text 3 IDE on Pop!_OS, you can proceed to the next step.
Step 5. Launch Sublime Text on your Pop!_OS system
To launch Sublime Text from the command line, type
subl command. Or you can head off to Activities then search for Sublime Text.