HOW TO INSTALL SCITE TEXT EDITOR (SCINTILLA BASED TEXT EDITOR) IN UBUNTU 16.04
In this article we are going to learn How to install Scite text editor in Ubuntu 16.04. Scite is a open source Scintilla based text editor application used to edit text based files like html, php, normal text files and so on. Scite text editor is a cross platform application available for almost all major operating system i.e. Linux, Unix, Microsoft Windos, MacOS. Scite Scintilla based text editor is a light weight text editor application supports almost all languages. This application was initially developed by Neil Hodgson on year 1999 using C++ programming language.
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Follow below steps to install Scite text editor (Scintilla Based Text Editor) in Ubuntu 16.04
Before start the installation let’s update the packages and repositories using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [102 kB] Hit:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB] Get:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [102 kB] Fetched 306 kB in 2s (147 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
After updating the packages and repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 let’s go ahead and install Scite text editor package using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install scite # Installing Scintilla based text editor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: scite 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 398 not upgraded. Need to get 1,310 kB of archives. After this operation, 5,024 kB of additional disk space will be used. Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 scite amd64 3.6.0-1 [1,310 kB] Fetched 1,310 kB in 3s (378 kB/s) Selecting previously unselected package scite. (Reading database ... 174198 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../scite_3.6.0-1_amd64.deb ... Unpacking scite (3.6.0-1) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ... 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) ... Setting up scite (3.6.0-1) ...
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As you can see above we have successfully installed the Scite Scintilla based text editor package. To confirm the same you can refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l scite # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | 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 scite 3.6.0-1 amd64 Lightweight GTK-based Programming Editor
Now to open the text editor just type the command scite on the shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ scite # Open the Scintilla based text editor application
Package Version :
You can also open the Scite text editor using Search your computer box, Refer the snapshot below.
To uninstall the application you can use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r scite # Uninstall the application (Reading database ... 174386 files and directories currently installed.) Removing scite (3.6.0-1) ... 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) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
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