Komodo Edit is based on an award-winning Komodo IDE which offers sophisticated support for all major scripting languages, including in-depth autocomplete and calltips, multi-language file support, FTP upload/download support, syntax coloring and checking, Vi emulator and more.

It also support Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Tcl, plus JavaScript, CCS, HTML, XML, HTML-Smarty and Django scripting languages.

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to install it in Ubuntu 13.04 / 12.10 Raring Ringtail via PPA along with support for Ubuntu global menu.

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to add the below PPA repository key.

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys A7E2BCD2




Next, run the commands below to add the below PPA repository which contains Komodo Edit packages.

sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/mystic-mirage/komodo-edit/ubuntu quantal main"




Finally, run the commands below to install Komodo Edit and support for Ubuntu Global Menu

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install komodo-edit komodo-edit-globalmenu




Go to Ubuntu Dash and launch Komodo Edit.




To completely remove or uninstall Komodo Edit, run the commands below.

sudo apt-get purge komodo-edit komodo-edit-globalmenu


Finally, go to System Settings’ –> Software & Updates –> Other Software’ tab




Then select and remove the lines for Komodo Edit to remove its PPA repository from Ubuntu.




You may do the same on the Authentication tab to remove the repository key.