We will describe the installation process for the Atom Text Editor in this guide:
- Using Snap utility
- Using Ubuntu Software Store
Let’s get started!
Method 1: Atom Text Editor installation on Ubuntu 22.04 using Snap utility
To install Atom on Ubuntu 22.04 with the help of the Snap utility, follow the steps given below.
Step 1: Update system packages
Open up the terminal using “CTRL+ALT+T” and update the system packages:
$ sudo apt update
Step 2: Install snap
Install snap on Ubuntu 22.04 system:
$ sudo apt install snapd
Let’s move toward Atom installation.
Step 3: Install Atom Text Editor
Install Atom Text Editor using snap utility:
$ sudo snap install atom --classic
From the above output, you can see that Atom version “1.60.0” is installed successfully using the snap. Let’s head to the GUI method of Atom Text Editor installation.
Method 2: Atom Text Editor installation on Ubuntu 22.04 using Software Store
On Ubuntu 22.04, follow the below-given GUI method to install Atom Text Editor.
Step 1: Open Software Store
First, in the “Activities” menu, look for “Ubuntu Software” and open it:
Step 2: Search Atom
After opening the Ubuntu Software Store, search for “Atom” in the search bar and open it from the displayed results:
Step 3: Install Atom
After that, hit the “Install” button to start Atom Text Editor installation on Ubuntu 22.04:
Meanwhile, you will be asked to add system password credentials in the “Authentication Required” wizard and press the “Authenticate” button:
You can see that we have installed Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu 22.04:
Let’s move ahead to launch Atom Text Editor.
How to launch Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu 22.04?
In order to launch Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu 22.04, first, search for “Atom” in the “Activities” menu and open it:
Upon doing so, the “Welcome Guide — Atom” window will appear on the screen. It means we have successfully launched Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu 22.04:
Let’s move toward the method to remove Atom from Ubuntu 22.04.
How to remove Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu 22.04?
On Ubuntu 22.04, to remove Atom Text Editor, use the below-provided command:
$ sudo snap remove atom
The method for installation, launch, and removal of Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu 22.04 has been demonstrated in our today’s post.
On Ubuntu 22.04, you can utilize two approaches to install Atom Text Editor. In the first approach, it is required to install Snap utility first. Then, install Atom using the “$ sudo snap install atom –classic” command on Ubuntu 22.04 terminal. The second approach uses the Ubuntu Software Store to install Atom Text Editor. In this article, we have guided you to install, launch, and remove Atom Text Editor from Ubuntu 22.04.