How to install atom editor in OpenSUSE


GitHub’s Atom Editor may be the best full featured code editor. Before VS Code is come to light it is one of the most used code editor.

How can we install the Atom editor in OpenSUSE Linux. As usual search the repository and try to install using zypper command. There is always a plan B.

Install the editor from the packagecloud.io repository

sudo sh -c 'echo -e "[Atom]\nname=Atom Editor\nbaseurl=https://packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom/el/7/\$basearch\nenabled=1\ntype=rpm-md\ngpgcheck=0\nrepo_gpgcheck=1\ngpgkey=https://packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom/gpgkey" > /etc/zypp/repos.d/atom.repo' 

Now try to install any of the following versions using the zypper utility

 sudo zypper install atom
 sudo zypper install atom-beta 

It should work,

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A developer,teacher and a blogger obsessed with Python,Dart and open source world from India

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