I’ve spent the past few days sorting out my configuration for a new macbook, one hurdle has been sorting out my Sublime development environment. Users of Sublime Text, myself included, do not typically use symlinked dotfiles to store their settings as is discussed here, but rather copy over settings files wholesale.
The simplest and safest way - it may not be wise to copy plugins - to do so,
- From your old workstation, make a copy of your current
Package Control.sublime-settingsboth of which should be found in
Packages/User/, and send to your new workstation,
- From your new workstation, install
- Place the two copied files in the
My particular story did not end there: On an initial startup of Sublime I was greeted with alert “The package specified, Jasmine, is not available” or in other words we have a reference to a defunct package. To fix this, I deleted the named package from
Of course this is perhaps the most labour intensive way about it. Having searched around after the fact there are many alternatives to automate the process including this shell script.
All the best,