How to install Atom Editor on CentOS 7
To install Atom Editor on CentOS 7
- Improved soft-wrapping algorithm
- Has built-in package manager
- Splits Atom interface into multiple panes for quick code writing
- Supports file system browser
- Supports Drag and Drop Options
The installation of Atom Text Editor requires prior installation of Git on your machine, so run the following command to install it.
[root@localhost Desktop]# yum install wget git -y Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks base | 3.6 kB 00:00:00 epel/x86_64/metalink | 6.4 kB 00:00:00 epel | 4.3 kB 00:00:00 extras | 3.4 kB 00:00:00 updates | 3.4 kB 00:00:00 (1/4): extras/7/x86_64/primary_db | 168 kB 00:00:01 . . . Dependency Installed: perl-Error.noarch 1:0.17020-2.el7 perl-Git.noarch 0:18.104.22.168-6.el7_2.1 perl-TermReadKey.x86_64 0:2.30-20.el7 Updated: wget.x86_64 0:1.14-13.el7
Installing Atom Text Editor
Download the Atom editor package from below link.
[root@localhost Desktop]# wget https://github.com/atom/atom/releases/download/v1.18.0/atom.x86_64.rpm --2017-06-18 06:11:07-- https://github.com/atom/atom/releases/download/v1.18.0/atom.x86_64.rpm Resolving github.com (github.com)... 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199 Connecting to github.com (github.com)|188.8.131.52|:443... connected. . . . Length: 128551353 (123M) [application/octet-stream] Saving to: ‘ atom.x86_64.rpm’ 100%[================================================> ] 12,85,51,353 641KB/s in 3m 1s 2017-06-18 06:14:10 (695 KB/s) - ‘ atom.x86_64.rpm’ saved [128551353/128551353]
Once the file is downloaded, install the Atom Editor package as follows.
[root@localhost Desktop]# yum localinstall atom.x86_64.rpm -y Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks Examining atom.x86_64.rpm: atom-1.18.0-0.1.x86_64 Marking atom.x86_64.rpm to be installed Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package atom.x86_64 0:1.18.0-0.1 will be installed . . . redhat-lsb-core.x86_64 0:4.1-27.el7.centos.1 redhat-lsb-submod-security.x86_64 0:4.1-27.el7.centos.1 spax.x86_64 0:1.5.2-13.el7 Complete!
Atom editor has been installed, launch it from your terminal by running the following command Launch the atom editor from command prompt.
[root@localhost Desktop]# atom
The Atom application appears on your screen.
You can now easily create text documents are manage source sodes by using this Atom Editor.
It was a simple installation process, wasn' t it? The themes in Atom editor can also be changed. You can change both the editor themes as well as the syntax theme. Making Atom text editor one truly customizable text editor.