How To Install Atom Text/Code Editor On Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali? – POFTUT

How To Install Atom Text/Code Editor On Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali?

Atom Text/Code Editor is very powerful and original editor used in Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Fedora, Kali, CentOS, etc. Atom calls it as hackable text editor for the 21st Century as it provides very dynamic features for a simple text editor.

Atom Text/Code Editor Features

Atom Text/Code editor provides a lot of unique features in a powerful manner. Here are some of them.

  • Teletype for Atom feature can be used to share knowledge with other developers and makes collaboration very easy from the code editor.
  • GitHub for Atom is a useful feature to use GitHub from directly from the Atom Code Editor
  • Atom Editor is Cross-Platform where it can be used in operating systems like Windows, OS X too
  • Built-in Package Manager can be used to search and install new packages and features into the Atom Editor.
  • Smart Autocompletion is very useful while writing code which will help write code faster and with fewer errors
  • Themes will help to personalize the Atom Editor interface.

Download Atom Text/Code Editor Package

We will download the Atom Text/Code Editor .deb file from the https://www.atom.io main page. We will click to the Download .deb button like below.

Download Atom Text/Code Editor Package

Download Atom Text/Code Editor Package

Alternatively, we can download the atom-amd64.deb with the wget from the terminal command line. Keep in mind that

Download Atom Text/Code Editor Package

Download Atom Text/Code Editor Package

Install Atom Text/Code Editor

In order to install debpackage f Atom Text/Code Editor named atom-amd64.deb . We will also provide the sudo for root privileges.

Install Atom Text/Code Editor

Install Atom Text/Code Editor

Run Atom Text/Code Editor

We can run the Atom Text/Code Editor from the command line with the  atom command or from the menu

Run Atom Text/Code Editor

Run Atom Text/Code Editor

We will see the following Atom welcome screen and guide.

Atom Text/Code Editor

Atom Text/Code Editor

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