Downloading Text Editors and IDEs

Downloading Text Editors and IDEs
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We discuss popular Text Editors and IDEs and how to install them on Ubuntu.

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Text Editors

Installing Atom:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install atom

Installing Sublime Text 3:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-3
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sublime-text-installer

Installing Visual Studio Code:

Download the latest Visual Studio Coder package: Visual Studio

sudo dpkg -i vscode-amd64.deb

IDEs

Installing Eclipse:

sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk

Download the latest Eclipse package: Eclipse

sudo mv eclipse-inst-linux64.tar.gz /opt/ && cd /opt
sudo tar -xvf eclipse-inst-linux64.tar.gz

Create a new file called eclipse.desktop in the /usr/share/applications/ directory and add the lines below:

[Desktop Entry]
Name=Eclipse 
Type=Application
Exec=/opt/eclipse/eclipse
Terminal=false
Icon=/opt/eclipse/icon.xpm
Comment=Integrated Development Environment
NoDisplay=false
Categories=Development;IDE
Name[en]=eclipse.desktop

You can now drag this file to the launcher, enabling you to start Eclipse.

Installing Intellij IDEA:

Download the latest version of Intellij IDEA

sudo mv idea-2016.1.1.tar.gz /opt/ && cd /opt
sudo tar -xvf idea-2016.1.1.tar.gz

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