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Sublime Text is a popular text editor somewhat similar to TextMate, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.

Sublime Text 3 Ubuntu

Initially, version 3 was only available to registered users (a license costs USD $70) however, the latest Sublime Text 3 beta builds are now available to all and like Sublime Text 2, it can be evaluated for an unlimited period of time.

Recently I've received quite a few requests to create a PPA for Sublime Text 3 because, even though there are deb packages available for download, users must manually install each update. So I've created a PPA you can use to easily install and stay up to date with the latest Sublime Text 3 (currently in beta) builds in Ubuntu and derivates. 

The package in the PPA is just an installer and works like our Oracle Java Installer package: it downloads the Sublime Text 3 archive from its website and installs it on the system. The PPA does not host any Sublime Text 3 files.



Install Sublime Text 3 in Ubuntu via PPA


Before proceeding, if you've already installed Sublime Text, make sure the application is not running or else there might be some visual glitches (that's because the package in our PPA will replace any already existing Sublime Text deb packages). This only occurs when switching from the Sublime Text 3 debs downloaded from its website to the packages in our PPA.

Also, using the instructions below, the old Sublime Text 2 package (if you've used our Sublime Text 2 PPA) will be replaced with the new Sublime Text 3.

To add the WebUpd8 Sublime Text 3 (beta) PPA and install the application in Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10 or 12.04 (and derivatives), use the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-3
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sublime-text-installer

If you don't want to use our PPA or don't use Ubuntu, download Sublime Text 3 from HERE.

Tip: to disable new version notifications, add the following to your User Preferences file (Preferences > Settings - User):
"update_check": false

Also see: Easily Discover And Install Plugins In Sublime Text 2 or 3 With Sublime Package Control
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