How to Install Sublime Merge Git Client on Ubuntu Linux

Sublime Merge is a git client software for Linux. Windows and MacOS. It comes with syntax highlighting engine, custom high-performance Git reading library, line-by-line and hunk staging, build-in git search, themes, Command Palette, Commit Editing, Blame and File History, Submodule Management, Command Line Integration, Git Flow Integration and more.

Sublime Merge Git Client

You can download and evaluate for free and there is no enforced time limit for the evaluation currently. It is available for 64 bit platforms only.

Install Sublime Merge on Ubuntu

Sublime Merge is available as a snap and flatpak packages. You can also install it via apt method. Open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below command to install the GPG key.

wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -

Then run below command to set apt with https support.

sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https

Now run below commands one by one to install Sublime Merge.

echo "deb apt/stable/" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sublime-text.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sublime-merge

Now open Sublime Merge via the applications menu.

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Install Sublime Merge via Snap:

In the terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) run below Sublime Merge snap install command. It will install the latest version of Sublime Merge git client on your Linux system.

sudo snap install sublime-merge --classic

You can also uninstall Sublime Merge using

sudo snap remove sublime-merge

Install Sublime Merge via flatpak:

Before installing Sublime flatpak package you need to install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation . Now in the terminal command-line application run below Sublime Merge flatpak install command.

flatpak install flathub com.sublimemerge.App

After the installation run this flatpak command to start Sublime Merge git app.

flatpak run com.sublimemerge.App

You can also uninstall it via the

sudo flatpak uninstall com.sublimemerge.App

That’s all.

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