How To Install Atom Text Editor on Manjaro 20

Install Atom Text Editor on Manjaro 20

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Atom Text Editor on Manjaro 20. For those of you who didn’t know, 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. It supports more than 35+ programming languages by default.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of Atom Text Editor on a Manjaro 20 (Nibia).

Install Atom Text Editor on Manjaro 20 Nibia

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:

sudo pacman -Syu

Step 2. Installing Atom Text Editor on Manjaro 20.

  • Install atom via default repository Manjaro system:
sudo pacman -S atom
  • Install atom via Snap:

Now we run the following commands to install Snap packages:

sudo pacman -S snapd
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

To install Atom, simply use the following command:

sudo snap install atom --classic

Step 3. Accessing Atom Text Editor on Manjaro.

Once successfully Atom Text Editor installation, you can launch it from the command line by typing atom or by clicking the Atom text editor icon from the activities menu.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Atom Text Editor. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Atom Text Editor on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Atom website.

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