In this tutorial i am going to show you, How to install your favorite Atom editor in ubuntu.

Atom Editor ?
Atom is a free and open-source text and source code editor for OS X, Linux, and Windows with support for plug-ins written in Node.js, and embedded Git Control, developed by GitHub. Atom is a desktop application built on web technologies; in other words, it is not an online web application. Most of the extending packages have free software licenses and are community-built and maintained. Atom is based on Chromium and written in CoffeeScript. It can also be used as an IDE
–wikipedia

Follow below steps to install Atom Editor in Ubuntu 14.04



Steps-1: Open your terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T

Step-2: Add repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom

Step-3: Update repository

sudo apt-get update

Note: Update process will take some time. Be patience.

Step-4: After added the repository, run command to install the script:

sudo apt-get install atom

It will download and install the Atom editor in your Ubuntu 14.04.

Now Search and open your newly installed Atom editor from Unity Dashboard.
atom-1

Below you can see running Atom editor on my ubuntu machine.
atom-2

Cheers :)

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