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Install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1 LTS

Atom Text Editor on Linux

Install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu: Atom is one of the most Powerful Open Souce Text and Source Code editors which is available for different Operating Systems such as Windows, MacOS, Linux and more that allows cross-platform editing, writing codes for different languages including HTML, CSS and Javascript and a lot more. In general, Atom is available for free and an Open source platform which is developed from Electron which was earlier called as Atom shell, a framework that allows users to perform the Cross-platform operations and more interesting part is that Atom Text Editor can also be used as IDE which is otherwise called as an Integrated Development Environment. In this article, we will see How to Install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1 LTS and also on other operating systems such as Linux Mint and more.

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How to Install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1 LTS:

The following are the commands that you have to use to install Atom TExt Editor on Ubuntu Unity.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install atom

In case you are a beginner and not sure about the installation steps then kindly follow our detailed explanation given below with clear images. Installing Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu is a very simpler process and we will use Linux Terminal to perform this operation. Kindly follow the below steps.

  • Open Linux Terminal using the Shortcut key CTRL+ ALT+ T. You can also open it using Linux Terminal.
  • Once the Terminal is active, Kindly Type or Paste the following command in the terminal and execute.
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom

How to Use? Paste the above command on the Terminal and press Enter Key.

  • You will be asked for a Prompt and Press Enter Key to Continue the process.
    Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu Unity
    Press Enter Key
  • Execute the Next Command and the command is given below.
$ sudo apt-get update

How to Use? Paste the above Command and press Enter Key.

Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu Unity
Execute the 2nd Command
  • This is the last command that you have to execute. With this command, the atom text editor will be installed on your Linux Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1 LTS and on other Linux distributions(Debian Distributions) such as Linux Mint and more. The following is the Command.
$ sudo apt-get install atom

How to Use? Paste the above Command and Press Enter Key.

Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu Unity
Atom Text Editor installing

Once the installation is done atom text editor on Linux Ubuntu Unity will ready for use. You can follow the same steps mentioned above to install Atom Text Editor on other Debian Linux Distributions such as Linux Mint and more.

How to Install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu using GUI Mode- Easy Steps:

This is a hassle-free method and hence you won’t have any confusion. Here we will see How to install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu using Graphical User Interface(GUI) mode. The operating system that we have used here is Linux Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1

  • Go to All Applications.
  • From the list of Menus, Locate Ubuntu Software and Open it.
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    Ubuntu Software
  • In the Search bar which is available at the Top of the Window, Type “atom” and search.
    Install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu
    Search for Atom
  • The application will find for the software.
  • Once it finds and displays then Choose the option Install to install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1 LTS.
    Install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu
    Choose Install

How to Uninstall Atom Text Editor from Ubuntu Unity:

The above are the methods that guide you to install the Text Editor on Ubuntu. In case, for some reasons, if you wish to uninstall or remove the Atom Text editor from your Linux Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1 LTS, then kindly follow the below step.

Execute the following command on the Linux Terminal.

$ sudo apt remove –purge atom

How to Use? Paste the Above Command and press Enter Key. Running the above command will uninstall Atom text editor from your Ubuntu if it is already installed.

Install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu
Uninstall Atom Text Editor
  • Once you enter the password of your Ubuntu system, the Atom text editor will be removed from the system.

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The above article clearly explained installing Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1 LTS which can also be used on other Debian based Linux Distributions such as Linux Mint. We have provided additional information on this topic and if you have any Query or if you facing problems in following the above steps then Kindly Comment Us and we will get back to you with a solution ASAP.

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