Atom is text editor from Github its currently in beta . you can build atom for ubuntu by just following steps . Please Note that its only support 64bit ARCH if you are running 32 System then it might not gonna work for you .
Atom is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell, and based on everything we love about our favorite editors. We designed it to be deeply customizable, but still approachable using the default configuration.
- OS with 64-bit architecture
- node.js v0.10.x
- npm v1.4.x
lets install some prerequisites
sudo apt-get install python-software-properties sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/node.js sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nodejs curl git-core sudo apt-get install libgnome-keyring-dev npm config set python /usr/bin/python2 -g
okay , how to build
git clone https://github.com/atom/atom cd atom script/build # Creates application at /tmp/atom-build/Atom sudo script/grunt install # Installs command to /usr/local/bin/atom script/grunt mkdeb # Generates a .deb package at /tmp/atom-build
or there is PPA from webupd8 team
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install atom
you can install using one of above methods .
Github Repository : https://github.com/atom/atom
Now download deb package from official website