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Questions tagged [atom]

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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“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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Segmentation fault with atom over SSH

I try to run Atom remotely (SSH) on two identical setups (except hardware) and however it works well on one machine, the other one causes segmentation fault on my local machine Sep 20 16:30:13 P50 ...
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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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Dependency problems while installing ATOM code editor

ron007@avenger:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i atom-amd64.deb [sudo] password for ron007: Selecting previously unselected package atom. (Reading database ... 261361 files and directories currently ...
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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 ...
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install intel graphics driver on 18.04LTS i915 Cherry Trail

Is possible to install the Intel Graphics Driver manually on 18.04? I've an HP tablet with Z8500 CPU and the main problem is: it's impossible to play a simple video because the GPU offload lacks. On ...
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uninstall atom on ubuntu 17.10

I am looking for a way to uninstall atom on Ubuntu 17.10.Is there any script for it ? I want to completely uninstall atom from my machine.
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Open file dialog showing white squares instead of text after upgrading LTS from 16.04 to 18.04

Problem: when opening Atom IDE "Open File" or "Open Folder" dialog the names of files and folders is not encoded properly and only white squares are shown. Description: This has happened right after ...
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Atom.io's fonts broken after update to 18.04

Just upgraded to 18.4 and while the system seems fine, atom.io's letters seem in disarray as if there is a problem with the fonts. Any idea how to fix this without a complete re-install?
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atom IDE install on ubuntu

I try to install ATOM IDE on ubuntu but I have an error.how I can be fixed this error. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade throw this : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Atom Java IDE errors

I want to code Java applications with the Atom IDE. So I installed the Atom.deb from atom.io -> installed the packages atom-ide-ui and ide-java. After that I created a java file. Now Atom starts ...
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Can't see eMMC drive in bios on Asus MINI after Lubuntu installation on flash drive

Before trying to install Lubuntu (Linuxium version) on a flash drive for my Asus Mini T102ha, I've done a complete backup of the eMMC drive installed with Win10 by using dd on /dev/mmcblk0 in order to ...
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z83v intel x5-z8350 Audio dont work on ubuntu 16.04 lts

We have more than 100 units of z83v intel atom x5-z8350 working with ubuntu 16.04 lts. See this link https://www.gearbest.com/tv-box-mini-pc/pp_616708.html But audio dont work on ubuntu 16.04 lts ...
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Unable to install .deb applications with ubuntu software [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu Environment. I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS. I'm learning Web Development my own. I heard some good words about using Linux for Web Dev. So I just dual boot my Windows laptop with ...
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Launch “snappy” atom from terminal

Formerly, I was using atom installed from the Ubuntu official repos. I could easily open a project (folder) typing atom . I recently have installed it using the snap package that Ubuntu provides. ...
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How to build the driver for cx2072x codec

I would like to use Ubuntu on a computer that has an Atom z8300 processor. Everything works quite well, except the sound which requires cx2072x driver. I would like to build the driver for this codec....
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Segmentation fault when trying to install packages and themes from both command line and atom user interface

I newly installed Atom on Ubuntu 17.10 via Ubuntu Software. But I cannot install any package nor theme, neither from the user interface nor from the terminal. Both from the +Install Packages pane and ...
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I upgrade Atom but its version does not change

I am an Ubuntu 16.04 user and want to upgrade Atom to use the teletype package. What I do is: Go to Atom's releases page (https://github.com/atom/atom/releases ) Download the latest version which is ...
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How to start Atom in Ubuntu 17.10

Previously, in ubuntu 17.04, I could pin Atom to the dash, or start it from the cli using atom .. After upgrading I can no longer find atom in the dash, and the cli command no longer works. How can ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 weird system freeze, no errors in syslog

I've encountered an issue that I have no idea how to debug properly. Recently the system started randomly freezing; the cursor, and also the keys including numLock, often requiring a hard reset. ...
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ubuntu 17.10 & Firefox DPI Scaling

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10 on a Dell XPS 13 with a 3200x1800 screen and while most native applications seem to scale okay using the "Scale" option in my display settings, Firefox seems to render at a ...
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Trying to install Atom. Unable to start Clangd language server

I am fairly new to Ubuntu. I am trying to set up Atom to write code with C++ and I get this: Tried to spawn process using executable /usr/bin/clangd, which does not exist. Ensure you have correctly ...
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Atom classic snap not showing up in search & files after upgrade to 17.10

I updated my machine yesterday to Ubuntu 17.10 and suddenly I can no longer use the launcher to start Atom editor. It was installed as a snap and can be launched via the software app (it is installed) ...
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Permission denied error when trying to run Atom

Below is the error I get when I try to run Atom after following this guide:
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How to open file in existing Atom process from console?

If I have an instance of Atom open with some files already loaded, how can I open an additional file from the command line? When I simply run: atom filename.txt It opens another instance of Atom (...
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Building Atom from source fails with error referring to folder I can't find, even on github

I've been having trouble installing Atom, every version, every method. I've tried installing Atom by initiating through Ubuntu Software, and that's a no go. The button changes to show a progress bar, ...
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Use atom to open markdown files instead of gedit when I double click on markdown files

On my computer I keep notes in markdown and I want when I double click on the icon through nautilus/filemanager on Ubuntu 16.04 to automatically open with Atom editor instead of gedit. How can I do ...
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Re-installing Atom Fails

I have been using Atom as my default text editor for Python coding, but today I was having a number of issues with it. I couldn't save any new files. It would freeze up and crash every time. So, I ...
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Atom Snap Install Freezing

Everytime I try to install Atom on my Ubuntu 16.04.3 machine as a snap app the terminal freezes at a point after the core and Atom app have downloaded and begun installing. The computer does not ...
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trying to install atom text editor [duplicate]

I used the following command after finding it on a thread: $ sudo dpkg -i --force-overwrite atom-amd64.deb (Reading database ... 256705 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to ...
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Having problems running Atom text editor on Debian Linux 9.0 and Lubuntu 17.04

I'm trying to install Atom to write Python scripts on Debian Linux 9.0. After following the installation procedure, which displayed no errors, when I start Atom all I see is a black window with the ...
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Unable to get Atom text editor from the Software Center

I'm unable to get Atom text editor from the Software Center. When I try I get this error: Package does not exist. Check the spelling of the package name, and that the appropriate repository is ...
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Compile deb packages in arm64

First of all sorry for my low level of knowledge,I just bought a Pinebook and my Linux knowledge is very simple. I will like to install Atom text editor in my Ubuntu mate system, but every ...
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Intel Atom N270/N280 processors - 32-bit or 64-bit OS Compatible?

I have a netbook with either an Intel Atom N270 or N280 Processor. Curious to know whether 64-bit OS will run or is it just 32-bit compliant?
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Terminal not moving to front when opened

I'm using the Atom text editor, and I've installed the Gpp compiler package. When I press F5 to compile and run a program, Atom opens a gnome terminal showing the output of my program, however this ...
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Disable autocompletion in Atom

So I just recently got into coding (Python) and I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and the Atom text editor. A very annoying feature is the auto-completion. For example, I type in x (a variable I set previously)...
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How to make Atom display output in Terminal [duplicate]

I'm trying to run a c++ program in Atom. I installed the gpp-compiler package, and it's running my program when I press F5. It's outputting to XTerm (linux terminal). How can I make it output to the ...
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hid touchpad not working but detected

I tried to install xubuntu 16.04.1 made for Atom's (bay trail) instead of pre-installed Win 10 on my netbook. But after installation touchpad doesn't work although it is detected by xinput list as "...
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Atom editor not showing up in 'Other Applications' list in Nautilus Open With

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and I'm trying to set Atom as my default text editor to open files as well not just through shell. However, it won't even appear in my other applications list. atom not ...
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Plasma Desktop: Can I move Atom's Main menu to Panel like on Unity

Atom editor's Main menu does not match my desktop design and changing Atom's UI does not change the main menu color. I need that menu so I can't just hide it. Can I move it on panel like on Unity? (I ...
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Atom: select all occurrences at once

Pressing Ctrl+D will select one occurrence. Pressing it again will select another occurrence. We need to press it over and over until confident has select all occurrence. Is there any way to select ...
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ubuntu 16.04 install on compaq 311 with atom n270 cpu gives 'wrong image' error

i'm using the image: ubuntu-16.04.1-desktop-i386.iso following advise on this forum, i looked int he bios to enable the VT setting. didn't find it in my bios. also looked for guest settings to change ...
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Atom window doesn't show up on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a strange problem with my text editor. A few days ago I noticed that the editor window doesn't show up, when I started the program. Then I typed in the cli atom . inside a project folder to ...
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Setting up a local Web Server Apache + Text editor

I am a new Linux/Ubuntu user and I'm trying to set up an easy local Web Development Server. For now I just need Apache. I don't want a LAMP bundle (Like XAMPP - I have a 32-bit architecture) and I ...
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Problems with running atom editor via terminal

Recently, within the last day or so my ubuntu 16 system has been having trouble with running atom from the terminal. When I just click-launch the application I don't have any problems, but the system ...
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How do I install Atom editor and start it without sudo? [duplicate]

I have tried installing Atom editor on Ubuntu 14.04 . Whenever I installed it, either by downloading the /.deb or by adding this ppa:webupd8team/atom, I cannot start Atom without sudo. It shows the ...