Install Atom Editor on Ubuntu


Installing or updating Atom editor on Ubuntu or Linux Mint is not possible through apt-get but is quite easy.

First, download the package using wget:

$ wget https://atom.io/download/deb

When the download is finished, install the package using dpkg:

$ sudo dpkg --install atom-amd64.deb

Finally launch atom editor:

$ atom

and you have it.

Atom screenshot