How To Install Bluefish 2.2.6 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE And Other Ubuntu Derivatives

Hello Linux Geeksters. 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 2.2.6, which has been recently released.

 how to install both Bluefish 2.2.6 on 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

In this article I will show you how to install Bluefish 2.2.6 on 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 and other Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 12.04 derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Bluefish 2.2.6 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE and Peppermint systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the bluefish package.

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

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