How to Install Komodo Edit Free Text Editor (Komodo IDE) In Ubuntu

In this article, we are going to learn How to install Komodo edit free text editor (komodo ide) in Ubuntu. Komodo is an open-source text editor application for Linux. This application is mainly useful for software developers. komodo edit free text editor was developed by ActiveState software company on the year 2007 and released under Mozilla Public License. Komodo IDE application was developed using various programming language i.e. JavaScript, C, Python, C++, Perl. You can download the Source Code of this application on Github.

Now let’s have a look at features of Komodo edit free text editor :

  • Komodo IDE is a cross-platform application available for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, macOS.
  • You can use this application to program multiple programming languages i.e. PHP, CSS, Ruby, HTML, SQL, XML, and many more.
  • Supports language code auto-completing.
  • You can preview your designed web page.
  • Available for both 32bit and 64bit operating systems.
  • Komodo edit free text editor supports macros.
How to Install Komodo Edit Free Text Editor (Komodo IDE) In Ubuntu

How to Install Komodo Edit Free Text Editor (Komodo IDE) In Ubuntu

Follow the below steps to install Komodo edit free text editor (Komodo IDE) in Ubuntu:

Before starting the installation of the Komodo edit free text editor we have to install the official PPA repository for that as it’s not a part of the default repository of Ubuntu. So to install the PPA repository use the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mystic-mirage/komodo-edit  # Install PPA Repository

P.S. Some info can be found here --
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Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it

gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp9lf0a8w7/secring.gpg' created
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp9lf0a8w7/pubring.gpg' created
gpg: requesting key A7E2BCD2 from hkp server
gpg: /tmp/tmp9lf0a8w7/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key A7E2BCD2: public key "Launchpad PPA for Mystic-Mirage" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)

After installing the PPA repository now update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu using the below command to take effect.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update   # Update Packages & Repositories
Get:1 xenial InRelease [17.5 kB]                                      
Hit:2 xenial-security InRelease                                                               
Hit:3 xenial InRelease                                     
Hit:4 xenial InRelease
Hit:5 xenial-updates InRelease                                  
Get:6 xenial/main amd64 Packages [712 B]
Hit:7 xenial-backports InRelease                                                      
Get:8 xenial/main i386 Packages [712 B]
Get:9 xenial/main Translation-en [480 B]
Fetched 19.4 kB in 1s (9,854 B/s)                   
Reading package lists... Done

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Now we are ready to install the Komodo IDE application. So let’s go ahead and install the same using the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install komodo-edit   # Install the Package
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Suggested packages:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 237 not upgraded.
Need to get 83.3 MB of archives.
After this operation, 287 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 xenial/main amd64 komodo-edit amd64 10.0.1+17276~ubuntu1 [83.3 MB]
Fetched 83.3 MB in 2min 50s (489 kB/s)                                                                                                                                  
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up komodo-edit (10.0.1+17276~ubuntu1) ...

As you can see above Komodo edit free text editor package has been installed successfully. Now to confirm the same use the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -l komodo-edit   # Confirm installed Package
| 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  komodo-edit                          10.0.1+17276~ubuntu1    amd64                   Komodo Edit is a free, open source editor from dynamic language experts.

Now to open the application just type the command komodo-edit on shell prompt. Refer to the command below.

[email protected]:~$ komodo-edit   # Open the Application

You can also open the Komodo IDE application graphically using Search your computer box.

How To Uninstall Komodo Edit Free Text Editor (Komodo Ide) in Ubuntu?

For any reason, if you don’t like Komodo Edit Free Text Editor (Komodo Ide) and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following commands.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -r komodo-edit   # Uninstall the Package
(Reading database ... 219144 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing komodo-edit (10.0.1+17276~ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...

That’s all, In this article, we have explained How to Install Komodo Edit Free Text Editor (Komodo Ide) In Ubuntu. 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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