Atom 1.9.0 Text Editor released

Atom 1.9.0 Text Editor recently released, 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 1.9.0 changelog

  • Display Layers, which are going to bring speed improvements as well as new features like free-form folds (via the Fold Selection command) and an improved soft-wrapping algorithm.
  • Electron Upgrade (v0.37.8), which features many performance improvements and enables efficient ligatures rendering on all the platforms.
  • Drag and Drop Layout Management, that provides a very intuitive way for organizing the workspace.
  • Enhanced Reliability When Saving Files, which minimizes the risk of losing files when a hard crash occurs.
  • Shell Commands Compatibility On Windows, that makes the atom command compatible with both Cygwin and Msys.
  • Removal of GitRepositoryAsync:
    • Earlier this year, we added an experimental async API for interacting with Git repositories based on libgit2 called GitRepositoryAsync. We never officially made this API public, but some package authors started using it anyway based on examples in our bundled packages.
    • Unfortunately, our bindings to libgit2 were causing Atom’s helper processes to become unstable, leading to hard crashes. We apologize to any package authors who may have switched to these new APIs, but we’ve been fo

Install Atom 1.9.0 on Ubuntu 16.04, 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 1.9.0 on Fedora 22+

wget https://github.com/atom/atom/releases/download/v1.8.0/atom.x86_64.rpm

sudo dnf install ./atom.x86_64.rpm

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