Setting up Scala development environment on Ubuntu

This is a simple step-by-step guide on how to install Scala development environment on Ubuntu.

  1.  Install Java SDK. Here is a simple guide on how to install Java using apt-get.
  2. Install SBT. Either manually download sbt from here and unpack it or use this instruction to get it with apt-get:
    echo "deb /" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sbt.list
    sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv 642AC823
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install sbt
  3. If you plan to use Eclipse for Scala development you can download preconfigured version from here.