Ubuntu Make is a command line tool designed to make it easier for developers to download and install the latest version of popular developer tools on Ubuntu and Linux-based Linux distributions (such as Linux Mint or basic OS).
The tool can handle everything from installing the required dependencies to integrating the installed tools with the desktop environment, and so on. By the way, IDEs or other development tools may require logout/login to be displayed in the menu.
Ubuntu Make can set up more than 50 developer environments, including Android Studio, Golang, ItelliJ IDE, Visual Studio Code, Rust, etc.
The latest Ubuntu Make 18.05 includes support for 5 new IDEs:
- Atomic Beta
- Inside Visual Studio Code
Spring Tools has also been re-enabled, and some fixes have been made to the Visual Studio Code dependencies.
Other IDE changes include env variables added to Android Studio, and StartupWMClass added to Firefox Developer and Visual Studio Code.
The Ubuntu Make game category has received some new tools:
- Godot Engine
In addition, Unity3D has been re-enabled.
Other changes in Ubuntu Make 18.05:
- Use symbolic links for execution
- Eagle has been added to the new electronics category
- Crystal Lang
- Added Maven
- URL: Added PhantomJS
Install Ubuntu Make
Try to install Ubuntu Make from the PPA or snap package, but don’t install from both. I will list these two installation options below.
Install Ubuntu Make in Ubuntu or Linux Mint via official PPA: daily Either stable:
- Daily PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lyzardking/ubuntu-make sudo apt update sudo apt install ubuntu-make
- Stable PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-desktop/ubuntu-make sudo apt update sudo apt install ubuntu-make
Please read: When trying to install any developer tools, the Ubuntu Make snap package may segfault in some cases. This one The error report says that this is due to a problem and not Ubuntu Make. If you encounter this situation, please use one of the above two PPAs, or get the latest Ubuntu Make code from the following location GitHub.
Recommended on Ubuntu Make page
ubuntu-make.umake If the tool was installed via a snapshot.
For information on how to use Ubuntu Make, run it in a terminal:
This is an example. To install the Atom Beta just added in Ubuntu Make 18.05, you can use:
umake ide atom --beta
And follow the instructions.