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How to install Brackets Code Editor in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Brackets is one of the best open-source code editors. It is developed by Adobe and is focused on web designers and front-end developers. Brackets are built-in and for HTML, CSS and JavaScript. In this article, we shall see how to install Brackets in the Ubuntu Operating System.

There are several ways to install the “Bracket” code editor on Ubuntu systems. Without further ado, let’s take a look at how to install a bracket code editor on the Ubuntu operating system.

Method 1: How to Install Brackets using Ubuntu Software Center

You can easily install the Bracket Code Editor on your Ubuntu Operating System in just a few clicks using “Ubuntu Software”. Let’s learn step by step how to install Bracket Code Editor using “Ubuntu Software”.

  • Click on Show Applications Icon from the taskbar
  • Then search “Ubuntu Software” and click on it.

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  • Then Click on Search Icon from Left-Top bar and search “brackets”.

If you wait for a little, you will see some results like below, click on the software marked from the displayed results. Then click the Install button.

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Now you can enjoy your coding feelings with Bracket.

NB: If for any reason the bracket is not installed, follow the procedure shown below.

Method 2: How to Install Brackets using unofficial PPA.

Note: This method is redundant now. When Brackets was not officially available, the unofficial PPA provided an easy way to install Brackets on Ubuntu.

To install The Bracket Code Editor in this way, open the terminal and use the following commands.

[terminal]sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/brackets
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install brackets
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NB: If for some reason you are not able to install brackets in this method then you can follow the following procedure.

Method 3: How to Install Brackets using DEB package.

These .deb binaries can be installed by double-clicking on it. It will be opened in Ubuntu Software Center by default. You can use a lighter alternative Gdebi as well.

Hit the download button for downloading official Brackets code editor .deb from brackets.io


Download Brackets

How to Remove or Uninstall Brackets from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

You can easily uninstall or remove Brackets code editor from your Ubuntu operating system using the Ubuntu Software Center.

f you used the PPA, you can remove it using the following commands:

[terminal]sudo apt-get remove brackets
sudo add-apt-repository –remove ppa:webupd8team/brackets
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I hope this helped you to install Brackets in Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. What do you think of Brackets? Is Brackets better than an VS Code editor? Do share your views.

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