atom-editor Installation and Setup Installing Atom on Linux


Installing from a package

Debian, Ubuntu, etc.

$ sudo dpkg -i atom-amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get -f install

RedHat Enterprise, CentOS, Oracle Linux, Scientific Linux, etc.

$ sudo yum install -y atom.x86_64.rpm

Fedora (DNF package manager)

$ sudo dnf install -y atom.x86_64.rpm

SUSE (Zypp package manager)

$ sudo zypper in -y atom.x86_64.rpm

Building from Source


  • OS with 64 or 32 bit architecture
  • C++ 11 toolchain
  • Git
  • Node.js 4.4x or later
  • npm 3.10.x or later
  • GNOME Keyring Development headers

Run the following commands:

git clone
cd atom

For specific instructions related to a single Linux distro, read these instructions.