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Last Updated on September 8, 2020 by Vikash Ekka

How to Install Sublime Text 3 on Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 20.04

Sublime is one of the best widely used text and cross-platform source code for programmers and software development. It is very fast, easy to work and it comes with advanced and powerful features. Sublime Text editor is supported by the following operating systems: − 

  • Windows
  • Linux and its distributions
  • OS X
Sublime can be downloaded from its official website www.sublimetext.com  

By this tutorial you will be able to install Sublime Text on an All Ubuntu LTS versions like Ubuntu 16.04 , Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 20.04. The same steps should work on any of the Debian-based distribution.  

Installing Sublime Text on Ubuntu 

To install Sublime Text 3 on your Ubuntu system, follow the below steps: 

1. Before installing we have to update the apt package list and install the dependencies of the packages from https source.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install apt-transport-https ca-certificates curl software-properties-common
2. Import the repository’s GPG key using the following curl command : Note :- Make sure you have already install curl, if not then run sudo apt install curl
curl -fsSL https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-pub.gpg | sudo apt-key add -
3. Now we have tp add the Sublime Text APT repository to your system’s software repository list by typing:
sudo add-apt-repository "deb https://download.sublimetext.com/ apt/stable/"
4. Once the repository is enabled, then we have to update apt sources and install Sublime Text 3 with the following commands:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install sublime-text


That’s it. Sublime Text has been successfully installed on your Ubuntu desktop. Please comment below if you are facing any issue. I love to solve your problem.

Also Read:- How to install MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

By Vikash Ekka

Hi All, My name is Vikash Ekka from India. I’m the founder and tech editor of https://www.vetechno.in. I have completed my Graduation in BCA. I love to write technical articles like Windows, Linux & MAC Tutorials, Tips, Tricks, How To fix, Tutorials About Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security Guide, and Software Review. Currently, I have been working as an IT professional since 2018.

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