Atom 1.22 includes a number of fixes to performance and usability.
Resolved a long-standing performance issue related to spawning Git processes to fetch Git status. This manifested in periodic pauses of Atom’s UI and we’ve seen a noticeably smoother experience. The autocomplete-plus default provider now computes suggestions natively and on a separate thread.
It’s now easier to find the bracket corresponding to the one under your cursor if you enable the new setting in the bracket-matcher package, which highlights the line number for the corresponding bracket:
Language package updates
Install Atom via WebUpd8 PPA
Run the command given below to install the latest Atom from WebUpd8 PPA:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install atom
Once installed, open Atom text editor from Ubuntu Dash or Terminal.