Even dough is lightweight, it has some interesting functions, like Code Preview or Quick Edit. Quick Edit offers a simple and intuitive interface, offering the user the needed tools for manipulating the code, while the Core Preview mode allows the user to quickly move through the source code for an easier edit.
The latest version available for the Linux systems is Brackets 0.44.0, coming with impressive features. Among others, vertical and horizontal split view has been implemented, the slip view feature is now available via either the View menu or from its own icon, Quick Docs support for vendor-prefixed CSS properties has been introduced.
Also worth mentioning, the Brackets functionality can be extended with extensions. For now, there are over 400 extensions for Brackets. For a list of changes and improvements brought by the latest version available of Brackets, see the release notes on GitHub.
In this article I will show you how to install Brackets 0.44 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, LXLE 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Brackets 0.44 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Elementary OS, Deepin, Linux Lite and Peppermint is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the brackets package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/brackets
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install brackets
Optional, to remove brackets, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove brackets