How to Install Atom Editor on Ubuntu

Do the Following Steps to Install Atom Text editor on Ubuntu Desktop.

  1. Install gdebi-core package.
  2. Download Atom for Ubuntu Linux.
  3. Install Atom package with gdebi command.

First, install the gdebi-core package on your Ubuntu Desktop.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gdebi-core

Then, go to website and download ".deb" atom package for Ubuntu.

After download is finished, Open the terminal and install atom .deb package on Ubuntu using gdebi command.

sudo gdebi atom-amd64.deb

And that is all we have to do.