Atom is an open-source text editor and it has become one of the most popular choices for developers. Its modern interface and extensive plugin ecosystem make it an excellent choice for developers of all skill levels.
It supports more than 35+ programming languages by default, and you can extend its functionality by installing plugins and look by installing themes.
It is created by GitHub and is available for Linux, Mac, and Windows operating systems.
Here, we will see how to install Atom editor on Fedora 35.
Add Atom Editor Repository
The Atom editor is available from its official package repository for Fedora. So, you must add the Atom repository to the system to obtain the Atom package.
First, import the signing key to your system with the below command.
sudo rpm --import https://packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom/gpgkey
Then, add the Atom editor repository to your system.
sudo bash -c 'cat /etc/yum.repos.d/atom.repo [Atom] name=Atom Editor baseurl=https://packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom/el/7/x86_64 enabled=1 gpgcheck=0 repo_gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=https://packagecloud.io/AtomEditor/atom/gpgkey EOF'
Install Atom Editor on Fedora 35
After adding the repository to your system, install Atom Editor with the dnf command.
sudo dnf install -y atom
You can also install the beta version with the sudo dnf install -y atom-beta command. But you can not have both on your system.
Launch Atom Editor
After the successful installation of the Atom, you can launch it with the atom in the terminal or by going to Activities » search for Atom.
As soon as you launch Atom editor for the first time, you will get the Welcome guide page with a few options to get to know about Atom.