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Atom is a free and open-source text editor by GitHub, that aims to be a "Hackable text editor for the 21st century". It includes features such as syntax highlighting (which is available for a wide range of different programming/markup languages), spell-check, autofill, etc.

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Glitches nvidia 2070S with Firefox and Atom

I'm having frequent graphical problems when using both Firefox and Atom. Generally Firefox will crash, and the REPL in Atom will become dark or erase and not show anything further. I've already had a ...
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How to fix apt update error after adding Atom repo?

I am following the instructions at atom.io in order to install atom on Ubuntu 20.04. The instructions: To install Atom on Debian, Ubuntu, or related distributions, add our official package repository ...
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Python autocomplete ubuntu

How to configure atom for autocomplete-python package? It doesn`t work for me. Maybe helpfully information is that I am using venv, but not in atom. I just created virtual enviroment via terminal and ...
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Atom not opening Ubuntu 18.04

I have Ubuntu 18.04 and Atom doesn't open. It shows the "Activities Atom" and a loading circle at the top left for a while, and then it just disappears, without it showing in the dock (no ...
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Snap version of Atom doesn't open

I am not able to launch atom IDE text editor which I installed via snap about a year ago, although it was running fine until today. I tried launching it both through the interface (by clicking on the ...
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Why gnome-software is saying that Atom is proprietary?

I opened gnome-software to install Atom. This is the screen I get: gnome-software is saying that Atom is proprietary software, but the Github repo reports the license as being MIT license, which ...
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Atom text editor to migrate to app snap

Atom text editor https://atom.io is installed on Ubuntu 20.04 and used by single user. It was installed from Ubuntu classic binary package. The mission is for this machine to migrate Atom to snap app. ...
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How do I forget my credentials for git from the command line?

I am trying to forget my credentials for git so I can close a repository using a PAT. ~# git clone git@github.com:your-username/atom.git Cloning into 'atom'... Warning: Permanently added the RSA host ...
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How to configure Atom Beautify?

I have installed Atom editor and Atom Beautify package on Ubuntu. However, when opening a new file and trying to "Beautify editor contents" with right-click, Atom pops up the following ...
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Atom text editor gone after update to 20.10, error: Depends: gvfs-bin but it is not installable

Today I succesfully upgraded to Ubuntu 20.10. However, I noticed that the Atom text editor that I use was gone after the update. So, I tried installing it using sudo apt install atom. That didn't work ...
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Atom IDE Terminal showing Blank in Ubuntu 20.04

The Terminal package in Atom is blank with a blinking cursor. can't enter commands. Installed Terminal package with this command - returned successful in terminal apm install platformio-ide-terminal ...
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Keybinding with single CTRL but not CTRL-SHIFT in atom

I wonder if someone could spot where I'm going wrong. I am trying to add a key with a single CTRL to delete a line. My keymap.cson has 'atom-text-editor': 'ctrl-D': 'editor:delete-line' 'ctrl-M'...
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Atom throws a crash message, but runs normally

Having fed up with the startup slowness of the Atom editor which was installed as a snap by default, I removed the snap version and reinstalled Atom editor as described in https://flight-manual.atom....
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E: Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/atom.list [duplicate]

When I try installing anything I get error E: Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/atom.list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/atom.list: deb https://packagecloud.io/AtomEditor /atom/any/ any ...
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Atom crashes on every boot, but I can see it has all my unsaved files. Where do I find the data for unsaved untitled files?

I had a few unsaved, untitled files open in Atom. Then I opened a new untitled file and pasted a lot of data and it froze. Every time I open Atom, it appears to be working, but it doesn't respond to ...
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Tell atom editor to watch/index only subset of files in repo

I have a repository that is very large, and has a very large number of sub-directories and files. When I attempt to open a single subdir of the repository with Atom (which is 13MB), it will crash ...
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Python Module not found in Atom

I've been trying to get to run Python via the Atom editor on Ubuntu. I already did the whole pip install and the packages are indeed installed, but atom still insists: no module named *** found. Tried ...
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Snap version of Atom doesn't save state on 20.04

I do a lot of text editing with Atom as my IDE of choice. There seems to be some upgrade recently pushed to the Atom snap that prevents Atom from restoring the previous state. Whatever folders were ...
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atom editor (snap) opens with two strange tabs

I have a project with several files that are opened automatically when I launch the atom editor. Recently, the atom editor (version 1.48) starts with two empty files with strange names: ...
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Very unusual rapid memory consumption as soon as Atom or SublimeText opened

Any ideas how I can diagnose why this is happening? On Dell XPS 15 running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. Was using Atom with a few extensions (Hydrogen, etc) editing some Python code, a total of 3 tabs opened....
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Will GCC compiler or anything else update if I install Atom Editor?

I want to install atom in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS like this: # Install Atom $sudo dpkg -i atom-amd64.deb # Install Atom's dependencies if they are missing $sudo apt-get -f install Will Atom work without ...
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HW in kodi with atom N270 is possible?

HW acceleration in kodi 18.6 with atom N270 is possible running ubuntu-16.04. ? $ vainfo libva info: VA-API version 1.1.0 libva info: va_getDriverName() returns 0 libva info: Trying to open /usr/...
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Unable to update Atom via sudo apt update | Ubuntu 19.10 [duplicate]

So recently I downloaded ATOM as my main IDE on Ubuntu 19.10, and ever since I cant fetch any updates E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/atom/ubuntu eoan Release' does not have a ...
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Atom can't install any package on Ubuntu (Error code ELIFECYCLE)

Today, suddenly, Atom can't install any packages at all. It used to work fine earlier and I have a few packages installed already. But now it's failing with Exit status 134. This is happening no ...
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how to configure atom for running Cpp programs?

** I have installed atom with the help of youtube I have installed gpp-compiler, linter, linter-gcc ** atom showeing error while compiling a c++ program
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How to access apm for io.atom.Atom flatpak

What is the proper way for accessing apm (Atom package manager) for flatpakked Atom? I couldn't find the answer searching by DDG or Google. Slightly related question. I can run Atom itself via: ...
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Work on a Java Project in Ubuntu

I am a beginner so I apologize if you're gonna read a silly question. I want to work on a Java Project. It's a project available on GitHub: https://github.com/particleincell/Starfish. The problem ...
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Atom PPA not found in Ubuntu 19

I am trying to install Atom on Ubuntu 19. I started by adding the PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom But it says not found. Any workaround? I know there is a snap, that is not what I ...
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Is Atom IDE proprietary?

While searching most suitable IDE for coding, I've encountered on Atom. So in order to test it - downloaded .deb and opened it in software center. But software center states it has proprietary ...
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How do I open a file using Atom on WSL?

I am trying to open a file using Atom from bash on Windows. So what I did was I added an alias in my .bash_profile like this: alias atom="/mnt/c/Users/Mido/AppData/Local/atom/atom.exe" So let's say ...
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Atom Editor Opens In Background By Default

This isn't a problem, more a question of curiosity. When I open Atom editor from the command line using atom it opens in the background. (So I'm returned to the command prompt right away in the ...
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“Failed to execute child process “python” (No such file or directory)”

I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. When I try to run a program through the atom text editor I get this error in the terminal: Failed to execute child process “python” (No such file or ...
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failed to map segment from shared object

Whenever I am trying to run an application I encounter this error, for example running Atom in terminal resulted in this error: /usr/lib/snapd/snap-confine: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Atom missing text in main menu

I installed atom from official website as atom-amd64.deb on Ubuntu 18.04 Budgie Desktop 10.4. It is in version 1.34.0. When I start atom the menu items in the main menu are without text. I can click ...
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Snaps can not launch on Ubuntu 18:04

I am just 5 days old into this whole Ubuntu experience, after installing Ubuntu 18:04 everything was okay until just yesterday. I can not launch some snaps like Atom and VS Code. When i launch them, i ...
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curl, sh, what do those commands mean?

I've been wandering in the web and saw this about how to install atom, the new text editor: $ curl -sL https://packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom/gpgkey | sudo apt-key add - $ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [...
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Not able to edit or save files in atom in /var/www [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu (and Linux). As you might know after installing LAMP for Ubuntu, the default folder for the files /www lies inside the /var folder The /var folder lies in the root. Now, of ...
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Installed applications not giving any response

Currently, I'm using Ubuntu 18.04, From last two days I'm trying to opening my applications but I'm not getting any response,few thing opening like chrome,firefox, terminal, ubuntu software, text ...
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How to upgrade Atom from webupd8team/atom to the offical packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom

Not until very recently you couldn't apt install atom unless you use an unoffical source webupd8team/atom. Now Atom officially supports apt install by packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom. But upgrading 1....
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File Manager showing share files but gvfs folder does not

File Manager showing share files but gvfs folder does not showing the files. below are OS details. ubuntu 15.10 It is happening for specific shares only. Issue is editors like Atom are not able to ...
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Atom won't keep my unsaved text content when it is reopen

I just chose to use Atom as my Text editor. However, one thing I expect is when I open the app, I want my previous tabs being open even they are not saved ones. However, now what I got is everytime, I ...
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cant open atom using atom in CLI [duplicate]

I had Atom Editor in my machine and was using it using the atom command. But yesterday I installed Learn IDE which is a fork of atom with many changes and now whenever I use atom command it opens ...
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Weird Monospace font after 18.10 Update

I updated to Ubuntu 18.10 earlier today. The installation worked without any problems. So far everything seems to be working as expected. For some reason however, after opening both Brackets and Atom,...
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“Gtk-Message: 16:51:25.304: Failed to load module ”canberra-gtk-module“ when trying to open ”atom"

When I try to run atom or sudo atom, I get this error: Gtk-Message: 16:51:25.304: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module I looked at similar posts, and they suggest installing: sudo apt-get ...
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Intel Atom Asus Eee PC - overclock not working

so I got this old netbook from a friend and she wants me to make it usable. I installed Xubuntu but it seems that this ESH settings in BIOS which should overclock CPU up to 30% does not work! When I ...
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Can't install Jupyter Notebook in Atom

I can't install Jupyter Notebook in Atom. I get these errors. bufferutil@1.2.1 install /tmp/apm-install-dir-11881-6115-cmx7ut.qatf6tuik9/node_modules/jupyter-notebook/node_modules/bufferutil node-...
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Configuring Atom for running Python

I have been trying to setup Atom editor for running python programs on Ubuntu 18 The packages I installed are : script atom-runner autocomplete-python python-tools I even configured the config....
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APM: command not found

I installed Atom using Snap. Then I tried to install Hydrogen as an addon for Atom. This output appears - apm install hydrogen Command 'apm' is available in '/snap/bin/apm' The command could not ...
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Atom freezes everything

I installed Atom to my PC (Ubuntu 16.4) and it keeps on freezing my entire computer. I have it running on my laptop as well (also 16.4 also x64) but no problems. But running it on my PC it keeps on ...
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dark theme colors all of a sudden stopped working in atom

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. Everything was fine, then all of a sudden atom stops painting the screen properly (like so: https://github.com/atom/atom/issues/13099). I tried reinstalling but the same issue ...