How to install Atom Text Editor in OpenSUSE

To install Atom Text editor in OpenSUSE

Atom is an open-source, modern and approachable text editor. It can also be used for editing source code for OS X, Linux, and Windows. This tutorial will guide you through the installation process of Atom Text Editor on OpenSUSE.

 

 

Features

  •     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


Installation of Atom

The initial step is to download the Atom editor package by using the following command.

linuxhelp:/home/user1 # wget https://github.com/atom/atom/releases/download/v1.9.2/atom.x86_64.rpm
--2016-11-12 07:42:20-- https://github.com/atom/atom/releases/download/v1.9.2/atom.x86_64.rpm
Resolving github.com (github.com)... 192.30.253.112, 192.30.253.113
Connecting to github.com (github.com)|192.30.253.112|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
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Connecting to github-cloud.s3.amazonaws.com (github-cloud.s3.amazonaws.com)|54.231.113.219|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 62387556 (59M) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘atom.x86_64.rpm’
100%[======================================>] 62,387,556 111KB/s in 12m 31s

2016-11-12 07:54:55 (81.2 KB/s) - ‘atom.x86_64.rpm’ saved [62387556/62387556]

Now, invoke the zypper command to install Atom.

linuxhelp:/home/user1 # zypper install atom.x86_64.rpm
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...
Resolving package dependencies...

The following 16 NEW packages are going to be installed:
atom glibc-i18ndata ibus-qt kdelibs3-default-style libjpeg62 libpng12-0
libqt4 libqt4-sql libqt4-sql-mysql libqt4-x11 lsb m4 make patch qt3
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(11/16) Installing: libqt4-sql-4.8.6-4.6.2 ...............................[done]
(12/16) Installing: libqt4-x11-4.8.6-4.6.2 ...............................[done]
(13/16) Installing: libqt4-sql-mysql-4.8.6-4.6.2 .........................[done]
(14/16) Installing: lsb-4.0-26.1.2 .......................................[done]
(15/16) Installing: ibus-qt-1.3.3-2.1.3 ..................................[done]
(16/16) Installing: atom-1.9.2-0.1.fc21 ..................................[done]

 

 

Once it is done, launch the editor from the Dashboard.

Atom-Text-Editor-Dashboard

Atom Text Editor is installed successfully.

Atom-Text-Editor-installed-successfully

Now you can easily create, edit, test and debug your source code using Atom.

Atom-Text-Editor-source-code

 


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