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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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accessing atom editor on 20.04LTS [duplicate]

I installed atom from the graphics snap and made it a favourite. In 18.04, I could open atom by sudo atom and run as an administrator/root. In 20.04, it opens a different instance which requires all ...
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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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Atom One Dark Ui theme doesn't looks same on ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 18.0.4. I'm using Gnome for my desktop environment. I installed atom for my coding work. I love the atom default one dark theme. but the theme don't looks the same. I also verified ...
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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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Error in installing Jupyter Notebook in Atom (Ubuntu OS)

I followed the steps as shown below link to install Jupyter Notebbok in Atom. https://askubuntu.com/questions/1071062/cant-install-jupyter-notebook-in-atom. I got the following error when I execute ...
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Can't build LaTeX documents in Atom's editor

I've installed LaTeX using apt-get install texlive-full and latexmk using apt-get install latexmk. However I can't build any document using the LaTeX package in Atom. Here is a screenshot of the error ...
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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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Atom flickers in Ubuntu when doing something

Running Atom 1.40.1 Whenever I use Atom, from starting the app to switching tabs, the screen flickers a white image for a few seconds then stops. How do I stop this behavior? I tried adding this to ...
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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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Permission denied using Atom to compile C++ header files

I know this question has already been answered several times but I didn't manage to solve my problem which is specifically concerning header files in C++. I installed the gpp-compiler for C++ and ...
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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 ...
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install intel graphics driver on 18.04LTS i915 Cherry Trail [duplicate]

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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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 ...