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benchmarks Make assignLanguageMode take a language id instead of a language name Nov 28, 2017
docs removes focus folder since regular iteration issues are a better repr… Mar 13, 2019
dot-atom Fixed links in keymap.cson Aug 7, 2017
keymaps Move syntax-aware-selection key bindings to base keymap Oct 24, 2018
menus Merge pull request #14330 from sindresorhus/quit-menu Oct 15, 2018
packages ⬆️ language-c, tree-sitter-rust Apr 18, 2019
resources Calculate env vars when launching Atom from the desktop Apr 11, 2019
script Merge pull request #19176 from atom/respect-package-lock-on-ci Apr 19, 2019
spec Merge pull request #18499 from Aerijo/content-regex Apr 19, 2019
src Merge pull request #18499 from Aerijo/content-regex Apr 19, 2019
.coffeelintignore Remove mentions of benchmarks from the build, command palette Sep 19, 2015
.gitattributes Optimize bash Windows, force LF line endings May 16, 2016
.gitignore Rename cachePath to electronDownloadPath Aug 11, 2016
.python-version Revert "⬆️ python@2.7.14" Sep 28, 2017
.travis.yml Allow travis builds to run on branches other than master Apr 16, 2019 🔥 Jan 11, 2016 Docs: Update HTTP -> HTTPS Dec 26, 2017
Dockerfile Docs: Update HTTP -> HTTPS Dec 26, 2017 Updated license year Mar 5, 2019 Merge pull request #18712 from SConaway/patch-1 Mar 5, 2019 Change HTTP Links to HTTPS in Nov 13, 2017
appveyor.yml Configure AppVeyor to respect package-lock.json Apr 17, 2019 Calculate env vars when launching Atom from the desktop Apr 11, 2019
coffeelint.json 🔥 Remove newlines_after_classes rule May 23, 2015
package-lock.json Fix language-python and first-mate versions in package-lock.json Apr 19, 2019
package.json ⬆️ first-mate@7.2.0 Apr 19, 2019
stylelint.config.js Fix and relax some lint rules Nov 28, 2018


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Atom is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on Electron, and based on everything we love about our favorite editors. We designed it to be deeply customizable, but still approachable using the default configuration.


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Follow @AtomEditor on Twitter for important announcements.

This project adheres to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct. By participating, you are expected to uphold this code. Please report unacceptable behavior to


If you want to read about using Atom or developing packages in Atom, the Atom Flight Manual is free and available online. You can find the source to the manual in atom/

The API reference for developing packages is also documented on




Download the latest Atom release.

Atom will automatically update when a new release is available.


Download the latest Atom installer. AtomSetup.exe is 32-bit. For 64-bit systems, download AtomSetup-x64.exe.

Atom will automatically update when a new release is available.

You can also download (32-bit) or (64-bit) from the releases page. The .zip version will not automatically update.

Using Chocolatey? Run cinst Atom to install the latest version of Atom.


Atom is only available for 64-bit Linux systems.

Configure your distribution's package manager to install and update Atom by following the Linux installation instructions in the Flight Manual. You will also find instructions on how to install Atom's official Linux packages without using a package repository, though you will not get automatic updates after installing Atom this way.

Archive extraction

An archive is available for people who don't want to install atom as root.

This version enables you to install multiple Atom versions in parallel. It has been built on Ubuntu 64-bit, but should be compatible with other Linux distributions.

  1. Install dependencies (on Ubuntu): sudo apt install git gconf2 gconf-service libgtk2.0-0 libudev1 libgcrypt20 libnotify4 libxtst6 libnss3 python gvfs-bin xdg-utils libcap2
  2. Download atom-amd64.tar.gz from the Atom releases page.
  3. Run tar xf atom-amd64.tar.gz in the directory where you want to extract the Atom folder.
  4. Launch Atom using the installed atom command from the newly extracted directory.

The Linux version does not currently automatically update so you will need to repeat these steps to upgrade to future releases.





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