This article covers how to install Kate Editor on your Ubuntu machine without installing KDE. In fact, Kate is a multi-document, multi-view text editor by KDE. It features stuff like codefolding, syntaxhighlighting, dynamic word wrap, an embedded console, an extensive plugin interface and some preliminary scripting support.
How to Install kate on Ubuntu using snapd ?
1. Enable snapd
snapd can be installed from the command line:
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install snapd
2. Install kate
To install kate, simply use the following command:
$ sudo snap install kate --classic
How To Uninstall kate on Ubuntu 21.04 ?
We can use the following command to remove kate configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:
$ sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge kate