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Install Atom Text Editor in Ubuntu 20.04 (both 32&64bit)

Atom Text Editor Linux

Atom is an open-source text editor designed to be deeply customizable, but still approachable using the default configuration. On this occasion let me share with you an easy way to install Atom Text Editor in Ubuntu 20.04 for 32-bit and also 64-bit users, don't worry how it's so easy. We can install Atom Text Editor through a .deb file that will be installed on Ubuntu. Atom Text file size is 120 MB, not too big size but the function of the software is very much.

You can visit Atom Text Editor Download Linux (.deb), to download the latest files from Atom. And the next step we need to do is install.

How to Install Atom Text Editor in Ubuntu 20.04:

  1. Open Terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T on the Keyboard
  2. After that run the commands "ls" and "cd Downloads" to go to the directory where atom .deb files are stored before installation.
  3. Finally, we need to install it by running the command "sudo dpkg -i atom-amd64.deb" change atom-amd64.deb according to the name of the .deb file you downloaded from atom's official website. Ubuntu will ask for the user password, input the password to be root.

    Tutorial Install Atom in Ubuntu 20.04 Update

  4. Done, you can open Atom Text Editor in your Ubuntu app search. Atom is an open-source text editor designed to be deeply customizable, but still approachable using the default configuration. 
Atom Text Editor in Ubuntu 20.04

Above is the look of Atom Text Editor that I opened in Ubuntu, after a successful installation you can start your work in Atom Software. Thank you for reading this short article, may it be helpful. How to Uninstall Atom Text Editor, run the command "sudo apt remove --purge atom"


That’s it!