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Ubuntu - Install Atom Markdown Editor

What is Atom?

The atom editor is great for viewing and editing markdown documents offline. It's opensource and feels remarkably similar to Sublime Text, which is what I think they are going for.

The file extension for a markdown file is ".md" and you may have seen them on the README files in Github.

Install Using Atom Sources

wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] any main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/atom.list'
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt install atom -y

Snap Install

sudo snap install atom
Last updated: 12th October 2020
First published: 16th August 2018