How to Install Sublime Text 3 on CentOS 7 Linux
In This Article we discuss How to Install Sublime Text 3 on CentOS 7 Desktop.
Sublime still do not provide distinct software repository or RPM package for CentOS 7. But Linux 64 bit version of sublime text editor works ok with CentOS 7.
Download Sublime Text Editor for Linux CentOS 7
Go to following URL https://www.sublimetext.com/3 and download the 64bit tarball which is marked for the other Linux distributions. This is a tar file which has been compressed using the bzip2 format.
Extract the Downloaded tar File
Now we need to extract the tar file, which contains the everything we need to run sublime 3 on CentOS 7. We will extract the tar file into the /opt directory So all users in our system can use the Sublime text editor.
tar -jxvf sublime_text_3_build_3103_x64.tar.bz2 -C /opt/
Add sublime text 3 to the CentOS 7 Application Menu
Finally, we want to add sublime 3 to the CentOS 7 Application menu.
Create a text file called “sublime_text_3.desktop” inside the /usr/share/application directory.
Then add the following entries and save the file.
Comment=Sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose
Now you should see the sublime 3 text editor launcher on the application menu under the programming sub category.
Add Desktop Shortcut
To add CentOS 7 Desktop shortcut, create a text file called sublime3.desktop on your desktop and add the following entries.
Then double click to run the file and Click on Mark as Trusted button, when you get the “Untrusted application launcher” dialog.
Once you click the Mark as Trusted button, Shortcut to the sublime text editor will appear on your CentOS Desktop.
OK then! this is the end of this article. You can see how easy it was to install sublime text editor on Linux CentOS 7.