I just downloaded Sublime Text Editor, and I unpacked the tarball. However, now I want to make it searchable in the Dash Board menu, like all applications that are installed using the Ubuntu Software Center. How do I do it?
A much easier method is to try the public beta version, as it comes in both tarball form for any Linux version, and in a
Sublime Text 3 is the future of the editor, and every day more and more plugins and extensions are released or revised on Package Control that are compatible with ST3. If you purchase a license, which is required for long-term use after evaluation, you will also have access to the bleeding edge development releases which are released more frequently than the public beta versions and so are more up-to-date as far as new features and bug fixes are concerned. Sublime Text 2 is basically a finished product as far as development is concerned, and while it is quite stable for most people, many plugins do not work with it, especially those under active development that depend on some of the advanced features that ST3 provides.
It's worth noting that ST2 and ST3 can coexist peacefully on the same system, as the plugins and data are stored separately. You obviously can't have two
If you still need to create a
Save the file as
Good luck, and if you have any questions please let me know.
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1- Create an empty file and rename it to
2- Add some lines in it following the below examples (choose one and change it on your conditions)
Ex A. Hotshots
Ex B. Amazon
Ex C. Goldendict
3- put sublime.desktop file in this directory: