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#add sublime to repository#
add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-2
apt-get update
apt-get install sublime-text-2
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devudilip commented Feb 15, 2012

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samzhao commented Mar 18, 2012

Do the commands above install both the stable and dev version of sublime text 2?

The following extra packages will be installed:
libgio-cil sublime-text-2-dev

The following NEW packages will be installed:
libgio-cil sublime-text-2 sublime-text-2-dev

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devudilip commented Mar 20, 2012

i think it dont install dev version, its only a stable(but i am not sure)

Here is the commands to install dev version
$ sudo apt-get install sublime-text-2-dev

and the commands to install beta version
$ sudo apt-get install sublime-text-2-beta

Thank you

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samzhao commented Mar 20, 2012

Thanks for your reply!

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iancrowther commented Jul 9, 2012


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presha1 commented Nov 12, 2012

Thank you from my side as well.... :)

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hegde89 commented Feb 3, 2013

Thank you devudilip

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gibbzo commented Feb 10, 2013

thanks a bunch you just saved me a lot of trouble

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bkvirendra commented Mar 4, 2013

thank you :-)

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nickleefly commented Mar 9, 2013

to your terminal by
sudo ln -s /path/to/Sublime\ Text\ 2/sublime_text /usr/bin/subl

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ryanl4321 commented Apr 12, 2013

This worked for me for the package name...

apt-get install sublime-text

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geoom commented Apr 14, 2013

Thank you, i work myself

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puntofisso commented Apr 18, 2013

As for @ryanl4321

apt-get install sublime-text-2

doesn't work.

apt-get install sublime-text


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ajitdev commented May 2, 2013

@ryanl4321 - Thank you that worked!

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claggierk commented May 20, 2013

~$ which sublime-text

~$ ll $(!!)
ll $(which sublime-text)
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 14 Jul 16 2012 /usr/bin/sublime-text -> sublime-text-2*

Although you "apt-get install sublime-text" ... sublime-text-2 is the actual binary.

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nbpro commented Jun 28, 2013

this works for me
$sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-2

$ sudo apt-get install sublime-text-2-beta

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freeloki commented Sep 29, 2013

[apt-get install sublime-text] works fine.

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pdxbug commented Nov 28, 2013

None of these work for me... Added the repository and sublime sublime-text sublime-text-2 and sublime-text-2-beta doesn't download anything. Receive Unable to locate package...

Edit: need to do an "apt-get update" then "apt-get install sublime-text" works

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ahmadhasankhan commented Dec 25, 2013

sudo apt-get install sublime-text
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package sublime-text

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hardikhardiya commented Dec 26, 2013

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install sublime-text-2-dev

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RaazTripathi commented Jan 10, 2014

@puntofisso is right only apt-get install sublime-text works for me

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Dgunden commented Jun 7, 2014

I'm having trouble installing sublime text 2 from their website onto Linux, Ubuntu. I tried many of the examples above and below and I get Errors and things Not Found. After downloading sublime text and when trying to open it the application isn't found. I don't know what to do with the package setup and sublime plug in. I'd love to get sublime's text editor opened and running. HELP! would be greatly appreciated!

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Neminath commented Oct 27, 2014

@nbpro its worked for me thanks..............

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himanshinigam09 commented Jun 30, 2015

thanks..@devudilip, it fixed my problem and worked for me..!!

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sinar96 commented Sep 25, 2015

I got my sublime text 2 but, theres something wrong. Its says, UNREGISTERED on the window title of my sublime text. Is anyone could help me ?

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