Install Brackets Text Editor on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04

Brackets is an open source, cross-platform and modern text/code editor for folks who need easy way to design in the browser..

This editor comes with cool features like context-aware auto-completion, code navigation features such as an in-line editor, live preview, document formatting, file system browser, and works with Git and Github directly….

Brackets supports Windows, Mac OSX and Linux systems, including Ubuntu

Whether you are new to programming or a seasoned programmer, you will need a great code editor to do your job…… and Brackets is a code editor that combines the simplicity and speed for any developer…..

For more about Brackets, please check its homepage

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Brackets text editor on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04

When you’re ready to install Brackets on Ubuntu, follow the steps below:  There are multiple ways to install Brackets…

Option #1: Install Brackets from Deb

For windows users, they can simply go to Brackets download page and download a msi copy and install… Mac OS X and Linux users, the link below gives you options to install your distributions..

https://github.com/adobe/brackets/releases

From the link above, select the .deb package for Ubuntu and download.. then save to your Downloads folder..

Brackets Ubuntu Install

Next, go to your Downloads folder and right-click the file.. then select Open with Software Install

Brackets Ubuntu Install

Then click Install from the Software app.. You’ll get prompted to type your password before continuing the installation..

Brackets Ubuntu Install

That should install Brackets on Ubuntu…. When you’re done, Brackets text editor should be installed and ready to use… To launch it, go to the Activities Overview and search Brackets and launch it.

Brackets Ubuntu install

Option #2: Install Brackets via Snap

If the option above didn’t work for you… you can also install Brackets via Snap package management….   This might be the quickest way to install Brackets…

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully…

sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install brackets --classic

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Brackets text/code editor on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04

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