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You can install Atom in a number of ways. The simplest process is to use the Ubuntu Software Center.

Open Ubuntu Software Center and do a search on Atom:

Click on Atom and follow the prompts to install the Atom.

To install Atom via terminal.

Atom is available from the Packagecloud Apt repositories. To install it, follow the steps below:

Open terminal via menu or via keys CLT+ALT+T.

Update the packages list and install the dependencies:

sudo apt updatesudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget

Import the repository GPG key and enable the Apt repository :

wget -q https://packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom/gpgkey -O- |
sudo apt-key add -sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] 
https://packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom/any/ any main"

Once the repository is enabled, install the latest version of Atom:

sudo apt install atom

When a new version is released, you can update Atom through the command-line or your desktop Software Update tool.

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