How To Install KKEdit On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, KKEdit is a text editor combining Mac’s BBEdit, Gedit and Leafpad. While it has interesting features like: jump to function declaration, search and replace via regular expressions, options for saving and restoring sessions, support for multiple bookmarks and source code highlighting, it is not an IDE.

The latest version available is KKEdit 0.1.9, which has been recently released, coming with fixes, including:

  • the Back segfault has been fixes
  • doxygen has better file integration
  • the string slicing code has been implemented
  • the app does not crash anymore when using bad regular expressions for the replace string
  • a Doxyfile bug has been squashed
  • the progress bar when running an external tool can now be controlled from the tool
  • a progress bar for long documentation ops has been added

For information about the latest release, see the changelog.

how to install KKEdit 0.1.9 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, LXLE 14.04, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0

In this article I will show you how to install KKEdit 0.1.9 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, LXLE 14.04, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing KKEdit 0.1.9 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE, Peppermint Five and Linux Lite systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the kkedit package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kkedit

To remove KKEdit, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove kkedit

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