Atom is a free and open-source text and source code editor for Linux, OS X and Windows. It’s modern, approachable, yet hackable to the core, a tool you can customize to do anything but also use productively without ever touching a config file. Atom support for plug-ins written in Node.js, and embedded Git Control, developed by GitHub also thousands of open source packages that add new features and functionality to Atom.
- Cross-platform editing – Atom works across operating systems. You can use it on OS X, Windows, or Linux.
- Built-in package manager – Search for and install new packages or start creating your own—all from within Atom.
- The smart autocompletion – Atom helps you write code faster with a smart, flexible autocomplete.
- File system browser – Easily browse and open a single file, a whole project, or multiple projects in one window.
- Multiple panes – Split your Atom interface into multiple panes to compare and edit code across files.
- Find and replace – Find, preview, and replace text as you type in a file or across all your projects.
Install Atom text editor on Linux
Install Atom on Debian, Ubuntu And Mint Linux
We can install the Atom 1.3.1 Text Editor on Debian, Ubuntu And Mint Linux enter following command:
$ wget https://github.com/atom/atom/releases/download/v1.3.1/atom-amd64.deb $ sudo dpkg -i atom-amd64.deb
Install Atom on RHEL/CentOS and Fedora Linux
To install Atom 1.3.1 Text Editor on RHEL/CentOS and Fedora Linux enter following command:
$ wget https://github.com/atom/atom/releases/download/v1.3.1/atom.x86_64.rpm $ sudo rpm -ivh atom.x86_64.rpm
See the below screen shot of Atom 1.3.0 taken from Mint 17 Linux
That is it. Enjoy!