How To Install Atom Text Editor on CentOS 7

How To Install Atom Text Editor on CentOS 7

In this tutorial I will show you, how to install Atom Text Editor on CentOS 7 server.

Atom Is a Free open source Cross platform Text Editor Developed by GitHub. If you need advanced Text Editor For CentOS 7 Desktop then Atom Editor is the best solution. And the Good News is we can easily install atom on CentOS 7 Linux.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own server. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account. I will show you through the step by step installation Atom Text Editor on CentOS 7 server.

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

yum clean all
yum -y update

Step 2. Download Atom RPM File.

Go to the Atom Website and Download the installation Package to Your Computer. Two Packages available to Download .deb and .rpm. For CentOS 7 You Must Download the .rpm Version of Atom Text Editor.

Step 3. Install Atom Using Yum Command

Once the Download is finished, we can install the rpm file using yum command. Open Linux Terminal and Type.

yum install atom.x86_64.rpm

Name of the .rpm file should be replaced with the name of the file you just downloaded. It can be different at the time you download. Here in our case file name is atom.x86_64.rpm.

During the Installation Following Dependencies also automatically will be installed on CentOS 7. You Don’t have to worry about that.

  • m4
  • patch
  • redhat-lsb-core
  • redhat-lsb-submod-security
  • spax

Step 4:  Open Atom Editor

To Open Atom Editor in CentOS 7, Go to Applications > Accessories Click Atom.

If You Do Not see the icon on the menu, Then Restart Your computer and See.

Step 5: Change Theme in CentOS Atom

In Atom Editor there are There are two types of themes, UI Theme (User interface) and Syntax Theme (Codes).

To Change the theme, Go to Edit > Preferences > Themes, The select the theme from the list.

Install New Themes

There are lots of atom themes available for free. To install a Theme on CentOS, Go to , Edit > Preferences > Install and select themes next to the search box.

Install New Packages

To install new packages on CentOS Atom, Go to , Edit > Preferences > Install and select Packages next to the search box.

Packages use to Enhance the Atom editor and to add additional features. For example, there is package called terminal-plus, which allows to open CentOS terminal within the Atom text editor.

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