How to Crack Sublime Text 2 in Ubuntu (Linux)

In this tutorial, I'll tell you how to crack Sublime Text in Linux or Mac.


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What's Sublime Text

Sublime Text is a cross-platform text and source code editor, with a Python application programming interface (API). Sublime Text is proprietary software. Its functionality is extendable with plugins. Most of the extending packages have free-software licenses and are community-built and maintained. Sublime Text lacks graphical setting dialogues and is entirely configured by editing text files.

How to Get Sublime Text

You can get the Sublime Text from
I recommend you to download Sublime Text 2, because Sublime Text 3 is still in beta.

How to Crack Sublime Text

I suppose you installed the Sublime Text in /opt/sublime-text/

First of all, open binary file of Sublime Text using Vim:

sudo vim /opt/sublime-text/sublime_text

Covert it to hexidecimal by typing following command in Vim:


Then, search the string 3342 3032. To do this, you can type following command in Vim:

/3342 3202

And you will see a string like 4333 3342 3202, as the image shows below.


Change 3342 to 3242.

Now, covert the file to binary again using:

%!xxd -r

And then, Save the file and exit.


At last, start the Sublime Text and enter the license below.

Xie Haozhe
Unlimited User License
-----END LICENSE-----

Enjoy programming using Sublime Text!


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