How To Install Sublime Text 3 (Build 3103) On Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivatives

As you may know, Sublime Text 3 is a lightweight, multi-platform, text editor. It is installable on Ubuntu, Windows and Mac OS X. Sublime Text has a proprietary licence, but the application can also be used for free, without needing to do reverse engineer hacking. Those who want to support the developer’s work can buy Sublime Text for $70.

Sublime Text 3 is still a beta, the latest version available being Sublime Text 3 Build 3103, which comes with the below changes:

  • Added new Syntax Definition file format, .sublime-syntax
  • Added a custom regex engine that matches multiple regexps in parallel, for faster file loading and indexing
  • Improved Unicode support, including combining character rendering, character classification in regex searches, and case insensitivity in Goto
  • Anything matching
  • Packages are now on GitHub
  • Incorporates many community provided improvements to the above packages, with significant improvements to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Go, D and SQL
  • Added Panel Switcher to status bar
  • Better handling of troublesome files during indexing
  • Improved file change detection
  • Added “Profile Events” to the Command Palette, to help identify slow plugins
  • Build Systems may now define a list of file name wildcard patterns to trigger on, via the file_patterns key prompt_open_file and related commands now accept an initial_directory argument
  • Improved indenting behavior when indent_to_bracket is enabled
  • Spell Checker now reads from manually edited user preferences on the fly
  • Stability improvements for Find in Files when using regular expressions that result in significant backtracking
  • Fixed file truncation when using hexadecimal encoding
  • Fixed brackets in strings influencing auto indent
  • Fixed inconsistencies in Goto Anything when selecting symbols
  • Fixed tab completion regression in 3081, where h1..h6 HTML completions were not triggering
  • Fixed Goto Definition command not working when placed in a submenu
  • Fixed Emoji & Symbols popup failing to insert text in some cases
  • Added support for inserting characters from outside of the BMP
    ctrl+alt+p is no longer bound by default, due to compatibility issues with some keyboard layouts
  • Linux: Fixed a file permission issue when running without –wait
  • Linux: crash_reporter is statically linked, improving system compatibility
  • API: Added View.is_auto_complete_visible()
  • API: Added find_output_panel(), destroy_output_panel(), active_panel() and panels()
  • API: Added create_output_panel() now accepts an optional parameter, “unlisted”

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Installation instructions:

In order to successfully install Sublime Text 3 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems, you have to add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the sublime-text-installer:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-3
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install sublime-text-installer

Optional, to remove sublime text, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove sublime-text-installer

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One comment on “How To Install Sublime Text 3 (Build 3103) On Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivatives
  1. Ankush Ghosh says:

    Thank you very much.Finally i get it.

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