In this tutorial you will learn:
- How to install Atom
- How to start Atom
- How to update Atom
Software Requirements and Conventions Used
|Category||Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used|
|System||Installed Ubuntu 20.04 or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa|
|Other||Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the
# - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
How to Install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions
- The installation of Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu 20.04 is a rather simple process. From your terminal window execute the following
snapcommand to begin the installation:
$ sudo snap install atom --classicInstallation complete.
- Use activities menu to start the Atom text editor.
How to upgrade Atom Text EditorYou can upgrade the Atom Text Editor snap package by using the following command:
$ sudo snap refresh atom snap "atom" has no updates available