How to install Atom Text Editor 1.21 on Ubuntu 17.10. Atom 1.21 is the latest version. Atom 1.21 features Language Server Protocol support, the first of many deeper language integration features, which is being called Atom IDE. It also includes a new, unified filesystem watcher API and build status indicators.
Note that the Language Server Integration and Atom IDE are supported in Atom 1.21 and later but not part of the default Atom install. You’ll need to install atom-ide-ui and an IDE package for the language(s) you use.
Features of 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.
- 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.
PPA for Atom text editor is now available for both 32bit and 64bit Systems. Run the following commands in terminal to install Atom text editor on Ubuntu Linux Systems:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install atom
Atom comes pre-installed with four UI and eight syntax themes in both dark and light colors. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, you can also install themes created by the Atom community or create your own.
More info: https://atom.io