The objective is to install Atom editor on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux
Operating System and Software Versions
Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
Software: - Atom v1.24.0 or higher
Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.
# - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
To start we first need to obtain Atom's installation package. Navigate to Atom's project git repository and download the atom-amd64.deb DEB package. Alternatively, use wget command to get the latest version: