How To Install Atom Editor In Ubuntu 14.04



  • OS with 64-bit architecture

  • node.js v0.10.x

  • npm v1.4.x

  • libgnome-keyring-dev (refer to your distribution’s manual on how to install packages if you are not on Debian or Ubuntu-based systems)

  • npm config set python /usr/bin/python2 -g to ensure that gyp uses Python 2


  • wget
  • tar xzvf node-v0.10.28.tar.gz
  • cd node-v0.10.28
  • ./configure && make
  • sudo make install
  • sudo apt-get install libgnome-keyring-dev # refer to your distribution’s manual on how to install packages if you are not on Debian or Ubuntu-based systems
  • npm config set python /usr/bin/python2 -g # to ensure that gyp uses Python 2
  • sudo apt-get remove gyp
  • npm install -g node-gyp # Install the “node-gyp” globally
  • cd ~
  • npm update # Update your personal npm local repository again
  • sudo ln -s /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
  • git clone
  • cd atom
  • script/build # Creates application at $TMPDIR/atom-build/Atom
  • sudo script/grunt install # Installs command to /usr/local/bin/atom
  • script/grunt mkdeb # Generates a .deb package at $TMPDIR/atom-build




Adobe Reader For Ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository “deb $(lsb_release -sc) partner”

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install acroread

Unable to locate package acroread

cd ~/Downloads

sudo dpkg -i AdbeRdr9.5.5-1_i386linux_enu.deb

You might want to run ‘apt-get -f install’ to correct these.

The following packages have unmet dependencies:

adobereader-enu:i386 : Depends: libgtk2.0-0:i386 (>= 2.4) but it is not installed

sudo apt-get -f install

sudo apt-get -y install acroread acroread-fonts


cd /etc/gnome

sudo vim defaults.list



FileZilla download the Fonts Package

cd Downloads

tar -xjf FontPack910_chs_i486-linux.tar.bz2


sudo ./INSTALL


If you do not have Adobe Reader version 9.1 already installed on your system please do so before installing this Asian Language Kit.

Continue installation? [y] y

Please type “accept” to accept the terms and conditions of license agreement; Type “decline” to exit. accept

Enter the location where you installed the Adobe Reader [/opt] Enter

install Dropbox

Install Dropbox via command line

The Dropbox daemon works fine on all 32-bit and 64-bit Linux servers. To install, run the following command in your Linux terminal.


cd ~ && wget -O – “” | tar xzf –


cd ~ && wget -O – “” | tar xzf –

Next, run the Dropbox daemon from the newly created .dropbox-dist folder.


Solve one problem

Failure to download extra data files

The following packages requested additional data downloads after package installation, but the data could not be downloaded or could not be processed.


The download will be attempted again later, or you can try the download again now. Running this command requires an active Internet connection.

sudo apt-get install –reinstall ttf-mscorefonts-installer