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Install Brackets Code Editor 1.10 on Ubuntu 17.04 & Below

Brackets Code Editor 1.10 recently released, is one of many widely used lightweight, modern code editor for HTML, CSS as well as JavaScript. Before we proceed on how to install Brackets on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other distros, lets see some of the key features brackets offers to us including updates to the latest release.

Install Brackets Code Editor

Brackets Code Editor Key Features

  • Rather than having a cluttered coding environment with lots of panels and icons, the Quick Edit UI in Brackets helps manage and put context-specific code and tools inline
  • With the Live Preview feature, brackets hence works directly with your browser to push code edits instantly, as well as jump back and forth between your real source code and the browser view.
  • It’s open source, and it’s built with HTML, CSS as well as JavaScript

Brackets Code Editor 1.10 changelog

  • Now supports at least more than 40 different file encodings. Hence each files can now be opened or saved with different encodings
  • You can now use the Alt-I, Alt-Shift-I across explicit cursor positions to navigate backward & forward
  • All default extensions shipped with Brackets can now be enabled as well as disabled
  • Also you can access all your most recently searched queries from the search bar with ease
  • Also HTML menus now replaced with native menus in Linux
  • Brackets now provides CSS code hints in style attribute value in html

See Brackets changelog for more details

How to Install Brackets Code Editor 1.10 on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and derivative systems like Linux Mint 17.x and Elementary OS 0.3 Freya

1) Install using the updated PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/brackets

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install brackets

2) Install Brackets via DEBĀ if PPA is not yet updated


sudo apt-get install gdebi


sudo gdebi Brackets.Release.1.10.32-bit.deb


sudo apt-get install gdebi


sudo gdebi Brackets.Release.1.10.64-bit.deb

How to uninstall Brackets from Ubuntu

sudo apt-get remove brackets

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