Atom 1.7.2 Text Editor Released

Atom 1.7.2 Text Editor released today, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers.

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Atom 1.7.2 changelog

Atom Core

  • Copy active item when splitting from TextEditor context menu
  • Correctly autoindent single newline in Selection#insertText


  • Fix slow opening

Install Atom 1.7.2 on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa, Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install atom

Install Atom 1.7.2 DEB package if PPA is yet to be updated

sudo apt-get install gdebi


sudo gdebi atom-amd64.deb

Install Atom 1.7.2 on Red Hat Linux (Fedora 21 and under, CentOS, Red Hat)

Currently only a 64-bit version is available.


sudo yum localinstall atom.x86_64.rpm


Install Atom 1.7.2 on Fedora 22+

Currently only a 64-bit version is available.


sudo dnf install ./atom.x86_64.rpm

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