How to install Atom editor in Ubuntu Linux - Learn Online

Atom is opensource source code and text editor. Atom can be installed on Windows, Linux and OS X. Atom supports plugins written in Node.js and has embedded Git source control. Atom is developed by GitHub. Atom is build using web technologies and used as a desktop application.

In this post we will see how to install Atom editor on your Ubuntu Linux system.

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$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install atom


  1. You could use Sublime also as free =)

  2. But you need a license to fully unlock it... In youtube you can find one for the subl 3 :p but I hate this concept of license... Otherwise, we really need an editor like Notepad++ (without wine). I don't think the original one can be easily ported to Linux as I think it is based on MFC classes... Developing one from scratch using Qt will require a lot of time and thinking :

  3. Which benefits it has consider to Sublime?

  4. apparently it's better than subl :)

  5. I use Atom code/text editor for Node.js, HTML nad Python, best :D

  6. NechroMaster ッ1 March 2017 at 15:44

    Aweosome video! Thanks for help :)


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