How To Install Brackets 1.2 On Fedora 21, Fedora 20 And CentOS 7 Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Brackets, the open-source editor created by Adobe is now available for Linux systems. It is very usefull for web designers and developers, because it has support for HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

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 1.2, coming with the below changes, among others:

Code Editing:

  • Drag & drop to move selected text: Enable the dragDropText preference to drag and drop any selected text. Works with multiple selections too!
  • CSS color name code hints: Code hints for standard named colors in CSS/LESS/SCSS, with color swatch preview.
  • SVG code hints: For tags, attributes, and attribute values – also including named colors.
  • Dart syntax highlighting


  • Find/Replace scrollbar tickmarks highlight current match

Key Bindings:

  • Use additional named keys in custom key bindings: PageUp, PageDown, Home, End, Insert, Delete. Can be used by extensions or in user custom key bindings.


  • Remember last-opened file in File > Open dialog box: Now matches existing Mac & Windows behavior.


  • Translation updates for: Chinese (Simplified), Czech, Finnish, French, German, Japanese, Romanian, Serbian.

In this article I will show you how to install Brackets 1.2 on Fedora 21 and CentOS systems.

Because it is available via the COPR repositories, installing Brackets 1.2on the latest Fedora and CentOS is easy.

Follow the below instructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Brackets 1.2 on 64 bit Fedora 21 and CentOS 7 systems:

$ sudo yum install yum-plugin-copr
$ sudo yum copr enable jgillich/brackets
$ sudo yum update
$ sudo yum install brackets

Optional, to remove brackets, do:

$ sudo yum remove brackets

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