Atom is my favorite text editor. i use Atom to build my gamblisfx installer script and some other things. The new version of Atom 0.124 is now available. This new version brings a lot of improvements compared to previous Atom. This tutorial is going to show you how to install Atom 0.124 on Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and all derivatives.
Whats new on Atom 0.124
Open Behavior Changes
Selecting a file from the open dialog will now open that file in the current window.
Dropping a file onto a window now opens that file in the window it was dropped onto.
Selecting a folder from the open dialog will now open that folder in the current window if it is untitled.
Dropping a folder onto an untitled window now opens that folder in the window it was dropped onto.
Fixed an issue where apm commands would fail if RVM was being used.
Fixed an issue where apm unpublish would fail when run without a package name.
Added the number of stars a package has to the command output.
Add a –language option to the apm init command that generates a new language grammar package.
Other Major Changes
Fixed an issue where the editor would log document.createNodeIterator errors.
The editor DOM elements now have a data-grammar attribute that contains all the segments of the current grammar’s scope, such as source js.
The workspace DOM element now contains the current UI theme name as a CSS class.
Fixed an issue when moving to the first character of a line with leading hard tabs when invisibles were enabled.
Fixed an issue on Mac where the window’s title bar would not be visible in certain scenarios.
Added a new grammar for SQL files with Mustache templates named SQL (Mustache).
Fixed an issue where the Styleguide would not open.
Steps to install Atom 0.124 on Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivatives such as Deepin 12.06, Deepin 2014, PinguyOS, Elementary OS Luna, Elementary OS Freya, Linux Lite 2.0, Zorin OS 9. Thanks to webupd8 team which provide the PPA for Atom.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install atom