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Atom Text Editor 1.21 released with few bug fixes

Atom Text Editor 1.21 recently released, is a hackable text editor, as well as an integrated development environment (IDE) tool built on atom-shell. You can customize Atom to do anything productively without ever touching a config file. Atom Text Editor as compared to other similar apps comes with its own built-in icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, as well as full access to the file system.

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Atom Key Features

  • Works across multiple operating systems such as Mac OS X, Windows, or Linux
  • You can search for and install new packages or just start creating your own packages, all from within Atom
  • It helps you write code faster with a smart, flexible autocomplete
  • With its file system browser, you can easily browse and open a single file, a whole project, or multiple projects all in one window
  • Offers you ability to split the interface into multiple panes to compare and edit code across files
  • The find and replace feature allows you to find, preview, and replace text as you type in a file or across all your projects
  • You can choose from thousands of open source packages that add new features and functionality or build a package from scratch as well as publish it for everyone else to use
  • The theme comes pre-installed with four UI and eight syntax themes in both dark and light colors
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Atom 1.16.0 Changelog

  • Language Server Protocol support and integration via atom-languageclient and atom-ide-ui.
  • New filesystem watcher API to unify implementations and conserve system resources.
  • More PR timeline events and build status are now available in the GitHub pane.
  • MacOS native tabs are now supported.
  • Restored Atom’s ASAR archive to improve to improve performance in several scenarios, most notably installation on Windows.
  • Lots of language-specific grammar improvements, including the addition of TypeScript.

Download Atom Text Editor for Windows, Linux and Mac OSX

How to install Atom Text Editor 1.21 on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa, Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04

sudo apt-get install gdebi


sudo gdebi atom-amd64.deb

How to uninstall Atom from Ubuntu

sudo apt-get remove atom

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