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README.md

Atom

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.

Visit atom.io to learn more.

Visit issue #3684 to learn more about the Atom 1.0 roadmap.

Installing

Mac OS X

Download the latest Atom release.

Atom will automatically update when a new release is available.

Windows

Install the Atom chocolatey package.

  1. Install chocolatey.
  2. Close and reopen your command prompt or PowerShell window.
  3. Run cinst Atom
  4. In the future run cup Atom to upgrade to the latest release.

You can also download a .zip file from the releases page. The Windows version does not currently automatically update so you will need to manually upgrade to future releases by re-downloading the .zip file.

Debian Linux (Ubuntu)

Currently only a 64-bit version is available.

  1. Download atom-amd64.deb from the Atom releases page.
  2. Run sudo dpkg --install atom-amd64.deb on the downloaded package.
  3. Launch Atom using the installed atom command.

The Linux version does not currently automatically update so you will need to repeat these steps to upgrade to future releases.

Red Hat Linux (Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat)

Currently only a 64-bit version is available.

  1. Download atom.x86_64.rpm from the Atom releases page.
  2. Run sudo yum localinstall atom.x86_64.rpm on the downloaded package.
  3. Launch Atom using the installed atom command.

The Linux version does not currently automatically update so you will need to repeat these steps to upgrade to future releases.

Building

Developing

Check out the guides and the API reference.

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