Install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu Linux
Open the terminal app using ctrl+alt+t keys and run below command to install it on your system.
sudo apt install ./Downloads/atom-amd64.deb
Enter your Ubuntu user password if needed. After the installation you can open it from show applications menu.
How to update Atom on Ubuntu:
Currently the atom for Ubuntu or Linux does not automatically update. You will need to repeat above steps to upgrade to future releases.
Install Atom Text Editor via snap:
Atom Text Editor is now available as Snap app. To install Atom as a snap, run the below command in your terminal.
sudo snap install --classic atom
Install Atom Text Editor via Flatpak:
First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart after it after the installation . Now in terminal below Atom Text Editor flatpak command to install it.
flatpak install flathub io.atom.Atom
You can run it via
flatpak run io.atom.Atom
And you can also uninstall it via
sudo flatpak uninstall io.atom.Atom