SciTE – SCIntilla based Text Editor

SciTE is a free and open source SCIntilla based Text Editor for Windows, Linux and MacOS. Scintilla is a source code editing and debugging component. You can use SciTE as a code editor to build programs and also use as normal test editor. it comes with syntax styling, error indicators, folding, code completion and call tips. You can export you document as html,xml,pdf,latext and rtf. It comes with more than 30 programming language support like c, c++, c#, java, javascript, html, css, php, phython, ruby and VB.



Install SciTE on Ubuntu Linux

SciTE is available from default Ubuntu repository and flathub. Open the terminal (ctrl+alt+t) application and run below commands one by one to install SciTE on your Ubuntu system.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install scite

Install SciTE via Flatpak:

First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Now open the terminal app and run below SciTE test editor installation command.

flatpak install flathub org.scintilla.SciTE

It will install the latest version of SciTE app on your system. You can start SciTE via the applications menu or via below command in terminal.

flatpak run org.scintilla.SciTE

If you don’t like the app then uninstall it via below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall org.scintilla.SciTE

That’s it

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