How-to Install Aptana Studio 3 on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Easy Visual-Guide

November 6th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Aptana Studio 3 Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety




Welcome Ubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Aptana Studio 3 IDE Standalone in Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

So with the Ubuntu 16.10 Aptana Installation you can Build web applications quickly and easily using the World’s Most Powerful Open-Source Web Development IDE. Aptana Studio harnesses the flexibility of Eclipse and focuses it into a powerful web development engine.

Furthermore Aptana Studio 3 expands on the core capabilities of Aptana Studio 2 for Building, Editing, Previewing and Debugging HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and Ruby on Rails Web Pages.

To Make the Entire Process Easier to Reproduce the Guide the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Tutorial is Practical and Contains Just the Essentials Installation Instructions and Commands.

How-to Install Aptana Studio 3 on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Featured
  1. Download Standalone Aptana Studio 3 for Linux

    Get Aptana Studio 3 Linux x86/x64 .zip

    Choose Open with Archive Manager if on Firefox.
    Or then Double-Click on Archive in the File Manager.

  2. And Extract into /tmp

    Install Aptana Studio 3 Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Archive Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Aptana Studio 3 on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Aptana-Studio3

    • System Wide Installation
      Login as SuperUser:

      sudo su

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
      Set the SuperUser as owner:

      chown -R root:root /tmp/Aptana_Studio*

      Relocate Aptana Studio folder:

      mv /tmp/Aptana_Studio_3 /opt

      Make a Symlink:

      ln -s /opt/Aptana_Studio_3/AptanaStudio3 /usr/local/bin/aptanaS3

      Exit from the SuperUser session:

      exit
    • For a Local Installation instead:
      mv /tmp/Aptana_Studio_3 ~
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  6. Finally to Start Aptana Studio 3
    From Terminal with:

    • System-Wide Installation:
      aptanaS3
    • Local Installation:
      ~/Aptana_Studio_3/AptanaStudio3

    Create an Aptana-Studio3 Launcher for Desktop Launching

    Quick Launcher for Ubuntu Unity
  7. How-to Install Aptana Studio 3 on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Aptana Studio 3 GUI

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