Install Komodo Edit 8 in Ubuntu 14.04

Install Komodo Edit 8 in Ubuntu 14.04

This simple tutorial shows you how to install Komodo Edit, the free and Open-Source counterpart of Komodo IDE, in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr via PPA.

Komodo Edit offers sophisticated support for all major scripting languages, including in-depth autocomplete and calltips, multi-language file support, syntax coloring and syntax checking, Vi emulation, Emacs key bindings. It provides dynamic language expertise for Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Tcl, plus JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and XML, and template languages like RHTML, Template-Toolkit, HTML-Smarty and Django.

Install Komodo Edit:

Because the editor is available in Launchpad PPA, you can easily install it by running the commands below one by one in a terminal window (Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open the terminal):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mystic-mirage/komodo-edit

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install komodo-edit

Once installed, open the app from Unity Launcher or App Menu.

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    1. I installed it following the instructions and i found it under Applications/Programming. Using 14.04 upgraded from fresh and updated 12.04 /w Gnome (Metacity) desktop on a Aspire 5672AWLMi.

  1. I followed the instructions and I cannot launch komodo edit from Ubuntu 14.04 it says it cannot find the application

  2. Just do a search for “komodo-edit” on your file system. It should find a file of type “Link to Program” in your usr/bin folder. When the application launches, lock it to the launcher for quick access.

  3. hi guys, just go to the terminal and run “komodo-edit” —–>Minus the Quotes.
    It works…..!!!

  4. yes …. 3 steps done

    Processing triggers for mime-support (3.54ubuntu1.1) …
    Setting up komodo-edit (9.3.2+16460~unitymenubar1) …

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