How to Install Code :: Blocks 20.03 in Ubuntu 18.04, 19.10

Code :: Blocks, open-source C, C ++, and Fortran IDE, released version 20.03 a few days ago.Here ’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and derivatives.

Code :: Blocks 20.03 was available for a few days, though it ’s not officially announced in its website.The Code :: Blocks Developers Team PPA has made the packages for all current Ubuntu releases.

To install the new IDE version, open terminal either by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T on keyboard or by searching for ‘terminal ‘from application menu.When it opens, do following steps one by one.

1.) Run command to add the PPA repository:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:codeblocks-devs/release

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2.) If an old version was installed on your system, upgrade it via Software Updater:

or run commands one by one in terminal to install the IDE:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install codeblocks codeblocks-contrib

Once installed, launch it from your system application menu and enjoy!

Uninstall Code :: Blocks

To remove the PPA repository, either go to Software & Updates-> Other Software, or run command in terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:codeblocks-devs/release

And remove Code :: Blocks if you want via command:

sudo apt remove --autoremove codeblocks codeblocks-contrib

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