Sublime Text - Installation

Sublime Text editor is supported by the following major operating systems −

  • Windows
  • Linux and its distributions
  • OS X

You can download Sublime Text from its official website −

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In this chapter, you will learn about the installation of Sublime Text on various operating systems.

Installation on Windows

You will have to go follow the steps shown below to install Sublime Text on Windows −

Step 1 − Download the .exe package from the official website as shown below −

Installation Step-1

Step 2 − Now, run the executable file. This defines the environment variables. When you run the executable file, you can observe the following window on your screen. Click Next.

Installation Step-2

Step 3 − Now, choose a destination location to install Sublime Text3 and click Next.

Installation Step-3

Step 4 − Verify the destination folder and click Install.

Installation Step-4

Step 5 − Now, click Finish to complete the installation.

Installation Step-5

Step 6 − Upon a successful installation, your editor will appear as shown below −

Installation Step-6

Installation on Linux

You will have to follow the steps shown below to install Sublime Text on Linux distributions −

Step 1 − Using the command line terminal, install the packages for Sublime Text editor, using the command given below −

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/Sublime-Text-3

Step 2 − Update the packages using the following command −

sudo apt-get update

Step 3 − Install the Sublime Text repository using the following command −

sudo apt-get install Sublime-Text

After the successful execution of above mentioned commands, you will find that Sublime Text editor is installed on the system.

Installation on OSX

For OSX operating systems,

  • Download the .dmg file of Sublime Text Editor.

  • Open it and drag-and-drop in the Applications folder.

  • Follow the steps that you have seen in above two cases.

  • Launch the application.

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