How To Install Bluefish 2.2.4 on Fedora 18

Bluefish is a great Web Development IDE for Linux / Windows and Mac OSX. Having the latest and greatest on Fedora 18 is always a plus and sadly in the repositories it is at 2.2.3 and not 2.2.4, but great news we can take care of that in short order.

If you have installed Fedora’s supplied Bluefish you will need to uninstall it.

$ sudo rpm -e bluefish bluefish-shared-data

Now let’s download the lateste and install it. First download 2.2.4 from

and now the really difficult part, open a terminal and type.

$ sudo rpm -ivh bluefish-2.2.4-3.fc18.x86_64.rpm

and that’s all there is to it. You can start it using the link in the menu or from a prompt.


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