Bluefish 2.2.8 Has Been Released

As you may know, Bluefish is an open-source, multi-platform text editor, running on Linux, *BSD, Windows, Mac OS X and Solaris.

It is useful for programming and web development, since it has support for the most popular programming languages, including: Ada, ASP .NET and VBS, C/C++, CSS, HTML, XHTML and HTML5, Java and JSP, JavaScript and jQuery, Lua, ,Pascal, Perl, PHP.

The latest version available is Bluefish 2.2.8, which has been recently released.

Installation instructions:

In order to install Bluefish on Ubuntu, you have to add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the bluefish package.

There are two different PPAs, one for systems using GTK+3 (systems that use GNOME, Cinnamon, XFCE, Pantheon, MATE, etc) and systems that are non GTK+3 (use GTK+2 or Qt, like KDE).

Instructions for systems using GTK+3 based desktop environments:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:klaus-vormweg/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install bluefish

Optional, to remove bluefish, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove bluefish

Instructions for systems using non-GTK+3 (Qt or GTK2) based desktop environments:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:klaus-vormweg/bluefish-gtk2
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install bluefish

Optional, to remove bluefish, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove bluefish

The installation instructions should work 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.

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