How to Install Atom Text Editor in Ubuntu 22.04

Atom is a free and open-source text and source code editor for macOS, Linux, and Microsoft Windows with support for plug-ins written in JavaScript, and embedded Git Control. Developed by GitHub, Atom is a desktop application built using web technologies.

In this tutorial, i am going to show you how to install atom text editor on Ubuntu 20.04 using terminal or command prompt.

How to Install Atom Text Editor in Ubuntu 22.04

Use the below given steps and install Atom text editor in ubuntu using terminal or command prompt:

Step 1 – Open Terminal OR Command Prompt

Now, start your terminal or command prompt by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T key:

Step 2 – Update APT Package

Run the following command on terminal to update Apt packages:

 sudo apt-get update
 sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget

Step 3 – Enable the Apt repository

Run the following command on your terminal to Import the repository GPG key and enable the Apt repository :

wget -q https://packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom/gpgkey -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] https://packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom/any/ any main"

Step 4 – Installing Atom

Run the following command on your terminal to install the latest version of Atom:

sudo apt install atom

Note that, The easiest way is to install Atom on Ubuntu 20.04/22.04.

Conclusion

In this tutorial, i have shown to you how to install atom text editor on Ubuntu 20.04 using terminal or command prompt.

One Comment

  1. Tamer said:

    Dear Yogi,
    Your work is very good.
    Regards
    Thanks

    July 3, 2022
    Reply

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