How to install Aptana Studio 3.3.2 in Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)
Out of date content ahead!
This post is from 2012 and is now very out of date.
Before anything else, install the prerequisites:
sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 git-core
Although Aptana Studio doesn’t officially support OpenJDK, I’ve yet to encounter any problem using OpenJDK with Aptana Studio.
If you would rather use the Sun Java instead, do the following:
sudo apt-get install libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 git-core # Java source: http://goo.gl/X0J6e sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer
Installing Aptana Studio
In order to make the installation of Aptana Studio easier, I’ve created a small shell script to do the work.
Download the script
wget https://www.samclarke.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/AptanaStudioInstall.shThe source of the above shell script is available here or as a Gist here
Give the script executable permissions
chmod +x AptanaStudioInstall.sh
Alternatively you can do steps 1-3 as a single command:
wget https://www.samclarke.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/AptanaStudioInstall.sh && chmod +x AptanaStudioInstall.sh && ./AptanaStudioInstall.
This script requires root privileges in order to install Aptana Studio. If the script is run without root privileges, it will ask for your password to gain them.