How to install Light Table on Ubuntu

To install Light Table on Ubuntu

Light Table is an open source and light-weight  IDE Code editor tool used for programmers and developers. Light Table is an easy-to-install tool, and this article explains the installation of Light Table on Ubuntu. 


Installing Light Table

Since Light Table is not available on Ubuntu's default repository,  add the repository for Light Table on your system by using the following command. 

root@linuxhelp1:~# add-apt-repository ppa:dr-akulavich/lighttable
 Light Table Installer: the package in this PPA downloads and installs the latest builds from
 More info:
Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it

gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp6opgtr4f/secring.gpg' created
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp6opgtr4f/pubring.gpg' created
gpg: requesting key 85C79C73 from hkp server
gpg: /tmp/tmp6opgtr4f/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key 85C79C73: public key "Launchpad PPA for Anton Yakutovich" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)



Once it is added, update your repository as follows.

root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get update
Hit:1 xenial-security InRelease
Hit:2 xenial InRelease          
Hit:3 xenial InRelease                              
Hit:4 xenial-updates InRelease
Hit:5 xenial-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done

Now is the time to install Light Table.

root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get install lighttable-installer -y
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 459 not upgraded.
Need to get 4,292 B of archives.
After this operation, 20.5 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 xenial/main amd64 lighttable-installer amd64 0.8.0-1~ppa~3 [4,292 B]
Fetched 4,292 B in 0s (10.5 kB/s)               
Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously unselected package lighttable-installer.
2017-03-08 00:01:31 (71.8 KB/s) - ‘lighttable_0.8.0_x64.tar.gz’ saved [56368184/56368184]

Download done.
Removing outdated cached downloads...
Unpacking lighttable-installer (0.8.0-1~ppa~3) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160415-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Setting up lighttable-installer (0.8.0-1~ppa~3) ...
Successfully installed in /opt/LightTable



Thus Light Table is installed in your machine. You can open it from your Ubuntu Dashboard.


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