The latest Sublime Text Editor build on Fedora

Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
You’ll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance.

 

Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
Sublime Text is a fast text editor for coding on Fedora

 

How to install the latest Sublime Text Editor build on Fedora

Sublime Text may be downloaded and evaluated for free, however a license must be purchased for continued use. There is currently no enforced time limit for the evaluation.

After that, if you want to install the latest build of Sublime Text 3, you must go to the Download Section of the official website and select to download the latest build of the editor available as a tarball for Linux distributions.

Click this link to go to website or this link to download directly the 64 bit version.

Extract the application folder:


$ cd Downloads/

$ tar -xjvf sublime_text_3_build_<Your build>_x64.tar.bz2

Modify the .desktop file:


$ vim sublime_text_3/sublime_text.desktop

And edit it like this:


[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Type=Application
Name=Sublime Text
GenericName=Text Editor
Comment=Sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose
Exec=/opt/sublime_text_3/sublime_text %F
Terminal=false
MimeType=text/plain;
Icon=/opt/sublime_text_3/Icon/256x256/sublime-text.png
Categories=TextEditor;Development;
StartupNotify=true
Actions=Window;Document;

[Desktop Action Window]
Name=New Window
Exec=/opt/sublime_text_3/sublime_text -n


[Desktop Action Document]
Name=New File
Exec=/opt/sublime_text_3/sublime_text --command new_file

Exit and save.
Then, copy the .desktop file to a proper location:


$ cp sublime_text_3/sublime_text.desktop ~/.local/share/applications/

Finally, move the Sublime Text folder to the /opt dir.


$ sudo mv sublime_text_3/ /opt/

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