How to Komodo as Default File Editor in FileZilla

How to Komodo as Default File Editor in FileZilla

 

Komodo Edit is a powerful code editor by ActiveState. It’s used by many web developers and programmers worldwide. Komodo Edit is free to download and use. ActiveState has an IDE called Komodo IDE. Komodo IDE is not free, but it has more feature than Komodo Edit.

“Komodo Edit is a fast and free multi-language code editor. Written in JS, Python, C++ and based on the Mozilla platform.”

In this tutorial we will set Komodo Edit as the default file editor in FileZilla FTP Client.

This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to set Komodo Edit as the default text editor on FileZilla FTP Client on Ubuntu. To follow this tutorial, you need to have the following requirements:

  • A computer with Ubuntu operating system installed.
  • Komodo Edit text editor must be installed.
  • FileZilla FTP client must be installed.

Let’s get started. 

Step 1: Go to Unity dash and search “FileZilla”. Click on the launcher of FileZilla to open it.

filezilla

Once FileZilla starts connect to a host.

connect-to-a-host

Step 2: Click on the “Edit” menu from the top and click on “Preferences”.

preferences

Once the Preferences window opens go to “File Editing” as marked on the screenshot.

file-editing

Now click on “Use custom editor:” and click on “Browse” as marked on the screenshot below.

browse

Ubuntu file browser should open once you click on “Browse”.

selecting

Now it’s time to look for the Komodo Edit binary file. We’ve installed it on /opt/KomoEdit10/. So I am selecting it from the file browser.

bin

Now go to the “bin” directory and select “komodobinary file. Click on “Open”.

komodo

Now click on “Ok” as marked on the screenshot below.

ok

Step 3: Now right click on a PHP file from the server, and click on “View/Edit”.

vieworedit

The file should open with Komodo Edit as shown on the screenshot below.

screenshot

That’s how you set Komodo Edit as the default file editor on FileZilla on Ubuntu.