Install Sublime Text on Linux ARM Device
Cross-platform source code editor with a Python application programming interface.
It natively supports many programming languages and markup languages. Additional features can be added with plugins.
On armhf based Operating Systems, this runs Sublime Text 2 with the Box86 emulator.
However on arm64 based Operating Systems this runs the latest Sublime Text 4 without any emulation.
To run: Menu -> Programming -> Sublime Text
To run in a terminal if you are using a 32-bit OS: box86 ~/'Sublime Text 2'/sublime_text
To run in a terminal if you are using a 64-bit OS: /opt/sublime_text/sublime_text
Fortunately, Sublime Text is very easy to install on your Linux ARM Device in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Linux ARM Device.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Sublime Text.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest LTS of Ubuntu or Debian from your hardware manufacturer.
Sublime Text will run on either an Ubuntu/Debian ARM32 OS or ARM64 OS.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Linux ARM Device with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Install Sublime Text
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Sublime Text.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Programming category.
Now scroll down to find Sublime Text in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Sublime Text for you!