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.
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 http://lighttable.com/ More info: https://launchpad.net/~dr-akulavich/+archive/ubuntu/lighttable 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 keyserver.ubuntu.com 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) OK
Once it is added, update your repository as follows.
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get update Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dr-akulavich/lighttable/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu 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: lighttable-installer 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 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dr-akulavich/lighttable/ubuntu 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 Removing outdated cached downloads...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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