Atom is an open source text editor for all your text needs. But its mostly used and suited for programming and development (coding). A very functional and feature-rich text editor is an invaluable component of a developer toolbox.
Atomis open-source(if you have the skills you can help improve it on github)and free of charge, you can just download, install and get right towork immediately.
_ Cross-platform: _It is available for Linux, Mac OS and Windows operating system.
_ Aesthetics: _atom is beautiful by it self, but you can modify the look and feelto your personal taste or preference using different openlyavailable themes.
_ Extensible: _ you can extend the features of atom with thousands of freely available packages to add additional functionalities.
Addthe PPA to your system:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom
Updatethe system package list:
sudo apt update
Andyou can now install atom:
sudo apt install atom
Download the atom installation package from their website.
sudo dpkg -i /path/to/atom.deb
sudo apt-get install -f
Oryou can open t he package with Ubuntu software center
Toremove atom from your system, use the command:
sudo apt-remove --purge atom