Bluefish, a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and web developers, released version 2.2.12 a day ago with some minor new features.
Bluefish 2.2.12 release highlights:
- Fix for a crash in simple search.
- Python 3 compatibility has been further improved.
- Improved encoding detection in python files.
- Triple click now selects the line.
- On Mac OSX Bluefish deals better with the new permission features.
- Improved syntax highlighting for several programming languages.
- Bluefish now works fine with Enchant2 for spell checking.
Install Bluefish via PPA:
The editor has a semi official PPA that contains the most recent packages for all current Ubuntu releases (check the PPA link before getting started).
1. Open terminal either by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or by searching for ‘terminal’ from ‘Show Applications’ menu.
When terminal opens, run command to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:klaus-vormweg/bluefish
Type user password when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.
2. Then run commands to check updates and install the programmers editor:
sudo apt update sudo apt install bluefish
Or launch and update your old software package via Software Updater utility.
You may remove the PPA repository either via Software & Updates utility under Other Software tab, or by running command in terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:klaus-vormweg/bluefish
And remove Bluefish programmers editor if you want via command:
sudo apt remove --autoremove bluefish