(Last Updated On: May 19, 2019)

How do I install Atom Text Editor on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8?. Atom is a hackable text editor developed in 2015 by Github using Electron Framework for the 21st century with all the features you’ll love about other favorite editors. Atom is designed to be deeply customizable, but still approachable using the default configuration.

You can also use Atom as an integrated development environment (IDE). Its set of features can be extended using built-in packages and others available for installation. Most of the packages are freely licensed and maintained by the community.

Installing Atom on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8

The latest release of Atom is available on Atom homepage.

For CLI download, use the command.

curl -SLo atom.rpm https://atom.io/download/rpm

See below.

Then proceed to install it using dnf command.

sudo dnf localinstall atom.rpm

Agree to download and install all dependencies.

Launch Atom Text Editor on RHEL / CentOS 8

Now that the installation is done, proceed to launch and enjoy using it as IDE and as text editor.

You’re on the road to successful coding with Atom on RHEL / CentOS 8.