How to install Bluefish Text Editor in Ubuntu Linux

In this article, we will learn How to install Bluefish Text Editor in Ubuntu Linux. Bluefish is an open source text editor application that is used for editing text-based files. Normal text files, HTML files, PHP files, script files, etc. This application is developed primarily for programmers approach. The Bluefish Text Editor was used by the Bluefish De Team using C programming language and released under General Public License (GPL). Bluefish Editor is a cross-platform application that is available for large operating systems Linux, Unix, Solaris, Open BSD, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Free BSD. This app comes with the autocomplete feature. You will find it while typing programming properties. For example, to say that you are writing something related to the HTML language, the bluefish editor will suggest all available probabilities related to your property query.

Follow the below steps to install Bluefish Text Editor in Ubuntu Linux:

Before starting the installation of Bluefish Text Editor, update the package and repository of Ubuntu Linux using the command given below.

mangesh@itsmarttricks:~$ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for mangesh:
Hit:1 bionic InRelease
Ign:2 stable InRelease
Hit:3 bionic InRelease
Hit:4 stable Release
Hit:5 bionic-security InRelease
Get:7 bionic-updates InRelease [88.7 kB]
Get:8 bionic-backports InRelease [74.6 kB]
Fetched 163 kB in 2s (84.7 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done

after updating packages and repositories, we are ready to install Bluefish Text Editor package. To do so we do not have to install any third PPA repository because this is the default repository of Ubuntu Linux. So refer to the following command for this.

mangesh@itsmarttricks:~$ sudo apt-get install bluefish
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
audacious-plugins audacious-plugins-data ca-certificates-mono cli-common
docbook-xml gconf-service gconf-service-backend gconf2-common i965-va-driver
libaacs0 libampache-browser libaudcore5 libaudgui5 libaudqt2 libaudtag3
python python-minimal python2.7 python2.7-minimal
The following packages will be upgraded:
libpython2.7 libpython2.7-minimal libpython2.7-stdlib
3 upgraded, 9 newly installed, 0 to remove and 523 not upgraded.
Need to get 8,943 kB of archives.
After this operation, 20.2 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 bionic-updates/main amd64 libpython2.7 amd64 2.7.15~rc1-1ubuntu0.1 [1,053 kB]
Get:2 bionic-updates/main amd64 libpython2.7-stdlib amd64 2.7.15~rc1-1ubuntu0.1 [1,912 kB]

As you can see above we have successfully installed the Bluefish Text Editor package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.

mangesh@itsmarttricks:~$ sudo dpkg -l bluefish
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
ii bluefish 2.2.10-1 amd64 advanced Gtk+ text editor for web

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Now to open the Bluefish Text Editor application just type the command bluefish on shell prompt. Refer to the command below.

mangesh@itsmarttricks:~$ bluefish
How to install Bluefish Text Editor in Ubuntu 18.04
Bluefish Text Editor

You can also open the Bluefish Text Editor application graphically using Search your Ubuntu Applications box. Refer to the snapshot below.

How to install Bluefish Text Editor in Ubuntu 18.04
Bluefish Text Editor

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How To Uninstall Bluefish Text Editor Application in Ubuntu Linux?

For any reasons, if you don’t like Bluefish Text Editor Application and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following command.

mangesh@itsmarttricks:~$ sudo dpkg -r bluefish
(Reading database ... 135192 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing bluefish (2.2.10-1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...

That’s all, In this article, we have explained How to install Bluefish Text Editor Application in Ubuntu Linux. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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