How To Install Atom Editor In Ubuntu 14.04

 

Requirements

  • 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

Instructions

  • wget http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.10.28/node-v0.10.28.tar.gz
  • 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/libudev.so.1 /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libudev.so.0
  • git clone https://github.com/atom/atom
  • 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