Pulsar Hackable Text Editor

Pulsar is a free and open source text editor for Linux, Windows and macOS. It is a one of the community successor of the old Atom text editor. It comes with built-in package manager, smart and flexible auto-complete, file system browser, multiple panes, find and replace and more. It is still in early stage of development. It is written in JavaScript and released under MIT License.

Pulsar Text Editor

Download Pulsar Text Editor

How to Install Pulsar Text Editor on Ubuntu Linux

Pulsar is available as a portable AppImage, native deb and flatpak package. Download the the latest version of Pulsar Text Editor in .AppImage file format from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder.

Now in the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) run below commands one by one. Here “Linux.Pulsar-1.101.0-beta.AppImage” is the downloaded file name. You can change below commands based on your file name.

cd Downloads
sudo chmod +x ~ Linux.Pulsar-1.101.0-beta.AppImage
./Linux.Pulsar-1.101.0-beta.AppImage

Install Pulsar via DEB:

Download Pulsar text editor in deb file format from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Now in the terminal app run below Pulsar apt install command. Here “Linux.pulsar_1.101.0-beta_amd64.deb” is the downloaded file name.

sudo apt install ./Downloads/Linux.pulsar_1.101.0-beta_amd64.deb

Install Pulsar text editor via Flatpak:

First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation.

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Now run below Pulsar flatpak install command.

flatpak install flathub dev.pulsar_edit.Pulsar

After the installation you can open Pulsar using this command.

flatpak run dev.pulsar_edit.Pulsar

And uninstall Pulsar editor using below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall dev.pulsar_edit.Pulsar

That’s it.

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