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How do I run Atom in Ubuntu WSL? [closed]

I am trying to run Atom editor in ubuntu. I installed ubuntu then node.js. Both seem to work fine. Then I followed the instructions on this site for installing Atom: https://linuxize.com/post/how-to-...
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I replaced notepad with atom, can't open files with spaces?

I'm trying out different editors to possibly replace notepad with, something light but with modern editing features (such as multiple cursors). I've used Notepad3 for the longest time, I don't like ...
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I am not able to run the text editor "atom", anymore, how can I fix it?

Yesterday atom was working as usual. Before turning my pc off, it had an windows update. When I turned the pc on today, I can't find any way to run atom again. Normally I use windows search, and hit ...
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Atom Flatpak using sandboxed runtimes and executables in package settings

I'm using the flatpak version of Atom. I want to install a linting package for PHP, so that code errors are easier to spot. However it requires access to a php binary. Now since this is a Flatpak, it'...
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Atom (MacOS) - doesn't remember active window when alt-tabbing back to it

I have two windows open in Atom (macos 11.5), each with a different project. If I'm in the first window, then alt tab out to Chrome, say, then alt-tab back into Atom, it always shows me the second ...
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How to hide text under the minimap when using Atom?

When using Atom a line of code is too long, it goes under the minimap, and I can't scroll to it or see it except through the minimap. How can I make it so the minimap is "off" of the editor, ...
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How to open a file from the terminal using Atom

I have just installed Atom on my machine (adding its install directory to PATH), and I have also installed the language-latex package with apm. Now I would like to be able to open a file from the ...
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Why did Atom launch multiple instances of itself at once?

Whilst using my Laptop, immediately after the PC turned to low battery mode, multiple instances of Atom(A hackable text editor for the 21st century) launched. How and why did this happen? I suspect ...
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How to open multiple projects in the same window (one tab per project)

In Atom, how do I get multiple projects (directories) to open in tabs in the same window? I have one user profile where Atom behaves as I want it to, where all my open projects are tabs in the same ...
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Is it viable to use version control to switch between different versions or variations of a program?

For context, I've been using a heavily customized Atom editor paired with a WSL terminal for several programming classes at university. It started with adding packages for C++, then R, and I ...
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How can i change my default editor to atom in BansenLabs Linux?

First of all, i need to say that my english is bad, and i am novice in Linux. I have installed BansenLabs Linux, but by default, it comes with Geany as default text editor. I did not want it, so i ...
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Why Zsh terminal icons are not getting displayed in Atom Platformio Ide Terminal?

Screenshot of the faulty Atom Platformio Ide Terminal I'm running Atom on Manjaro Linux. And I installed Platformio Ide Terminal. Everything is working fine, except the Zsh shell icons. None of the ...
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Removing an attached application from ConEmu/undoing "Attach to..."

I just started using ConEmu as I liked the tabbed feature (sometimes I hate having a python CLI and CMD and R and git and whatever else all open in their own windows - gets tricky to immediately ...
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Multi Line "Find and Replace" across multiple documents Atom Editor

I'm trying to replace an entire nav menu section of a website which means there's multiple files that need to change and there isn't a multi-line "find and replace" inside atom editor which ...
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Why can’t I delete files when using the “remote-ftp” for Atom

I can create a file, but not delete it with the remote-ftp (version 2.2.4 by icetee) for Atom. This is not a permissions issue, as I have tested it with full user:group ownership rights over a file ...
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I cannot make a new file or delete files on Atom using Windows Subsystem for Linux

I am using Windows Subsystem for Linux and built a web server. And I am also using Atom installed on Windows. If I create a new file in Atom, the file isn't shown on the Bash shell on Ubuntu. And then ...
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Atom installation dependancy error in kali linux

i was trying to install atom on kali linux and i got dependency error sudo dpkg -i '/root/Downloads/atom-amd64(2).deb' error: Selecting previously unselected package atom. (Reading database ... ...
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Problems with Atom, Linter, linter-flake8 and bash

I just installed Atom editor and some packages, like linter and linter-flake8. When I try to edit python code, I receive the following error: [Linter] Error running Flake8 Error: /bin/sh: module: ...
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How do I get Atom editor to show the terminal and the output when the script is run?

I have added a script package which works fine. After I run the Python script, where do I see the output of the script? I have the screens divided and all I see is the following: This is the script:...
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How do I prevent Atom from updating a package?

atom-script has a major bug that popped up in the latest update so I've reverted to the previous version. The maintainers haven't fixed it after two months, so I'm starting to think they never will. ...
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Atom editor text spacing

I am working on a project using my favorite text editor 'Atom' while working on a main.js file... I had noticed a little difference in the text spacing, it was not like i use to be. The character ...
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procedure entry point setdefaultdlldirectories could not be located kernel32.dll

I want to install latest version of Atom (code editor) to my win-7 32 bit computer. But I face this problem: How to fix this issue?
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Git hangs on commit from atom

This appears to be specifically related to Atom with Git. I can successfully change my .gitconfig using either direct editing or by entering the git command: $ git config --global core.editor "<...
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VS Code FTP Simple working as Atom FTP Edit

I have been using Atom for a long time, at the end it has been just for comfort but for the last few weeks I have been using VS Code, and I am delighted with the IDE, so I want to completely migrate ...
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Atom is always opening developer console.How could i disable it

I installed atom text editor and compeleted a project.But now,i cant open my project.Its always opening chrome dev tools/debugging console in atom.I uninstalled it and install is again.But its not ...
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Is my atom editor working correctly for R?

I'm new to using text editors for coding. I installed ide-r, atom-language-r in atom and the languageserver package in R as required by ide-r. However, I'm not sure if they are working correctly, for ...
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Too many changes in repo

I am using the Atom code editor and and familiarizing myself with Git command line (Terminal). However, why do I keep getting "Too many changes - The repository at /Users/me has too many changed files ...
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Cant install package in atom

I am having trouble installing any form of package in atom. I used a fresh install of Atom and Python 3.7.3 in Windows 10 64-bit. I tried installing Platformio-ide-terminal but it resulted in an error ...
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Atom and ide not working

platformio-ide-terminal package is not working with the new update of the atom. How can I use a terminal within the atom? the package is not installing causing an error.
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Atom editor, cannot open file with ":" in name

I have a problem with atom, when trying to open a file. File name pattern is: name_dd.MM.YYYY_hh:ss Where: dd.MM.YYYY denotes the date and hh:ss the time of file creation. Now, whenI try to open ...
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Change the color of "=[{+" etc. in Atom output

Say I have an error in Atom. It prints out the message, but my background is dark and a lot of the symbols (e.g., +, {, [, =, etc.) are dark blue, making it really difficult to see. Is it possible to ...
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Do to set per-project settings on Atom?

I want to enable format-on-save (Prettier) on per project basis. I can do it globally, but how do I do that per project? I want developers to use the same formatting without forcing them enabling the ...
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Atom download takes me to Github, doesn't download application

I'm attempting to install Atom on Mac, but when I click "download" on the atom.io site it takes me to Github. I have installed Atom on other devices, and I remember that this would normally just ...
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My atom editor is not responding when i open new project file. But it works fine in safe mode

I installed atom-beta some weeks ago. But from yesterday it freezes when I open a new project folder. I am using Kali Linux OS. Today I installed stable Atom editor but getting same problem. I ...
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Julia Juno: Implementation Error

I am trying to install Julia Juno in Atom However, I got the following error. Juno: Error installing package ink Please check your internet connection, or report this to http://discuss....
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How can I install nuclide ide on Atom?

I'm using an Arch Linux OS with KDE plasma desktop. I expect to work on some react native project using a better IDE. After some searching on internet, found the Nuclide IDE and I expected to install ...
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How to avoid underlined words and commands in Atom?

In Atom, why do I have all these words and commands underlined in my package.json file? How to avoid this?
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How can I see output result in Atom editor

I write tic tac toe game in python and I run it in PyCharm IDE and I see result in output terminal: https://i.stack.imgur.com/INBN9.jpg this program get input from user and show ‘O’ or ‘X’ sign in ...
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Atom apm show package config information

I am currently trying to set up Atom's linter-eslint as per instructions here. Whilst the tutorial cites a settings page for the linter-eslint I receive no such thing. Perhaps all the config is no ...
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activate soft wrap (at preferred line length) for specific file types only?

I want the regular soft wrap to be turned on by default for every file type, but I also want to apply a preferred line length for a specific file type only. I need to work with regular .txt files ...
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Atom - Change Script to run Anaconda after install platformio

I am trying to set up Atom with platformio and a number of other python plugins on Ubuntu. After installing platformio I have noticed that the default python that is run by the script package is the ...
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How do I get Atom to highlight SQL embedded within python multiline comments?

I'm using atom editor for python with embedded SQL similar to this: import sqlite3 conn = sqlite3.connect('spider.sqlite') cur = conn.cursor() cur.execute('''SELECT COUNT(from_id) AS inbound, ...
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When opening files with WinSCP, Atom opens multiple times

When I open multiple files with WinSCP Atom opens once for each file which takes a long loading time. Is there any setting in WinSCP or Atom which changes that behaviour?
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Open files from AWS instance in text editor

bit of a beginners question, so apologies. A friend has created an instance on AWS which I have connected to, but how do I open up the files in text editor? ordinarily I'd just code . or atom . but ...
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How can I stop Atom from starting a comment with #?

I'm trying to execute this code but ATOM IDE treats # as start of comment $stmt = $conn->prepare("SELECT Nom FROM edifice WHERE nextAffect='x' AND CI='EDIFICE # Comptabilité'"); $stmt->execute()...
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Atom Messes Up Formatting In Emacs File

I used the scp command to copy a file from a remote Linux computer to my local Linux computer (this file was edited using Emacs on that remote computer). I tried to open the file in Atom on my local ...
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Extra Carriage Returns in Windows 10 - Update Issue?

This seems to me like a Windows update issue, but I cannot be sure. I've started seeing extra carriage returns within text-format documents between lines. Opening these files on older machines works ...
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"/bin/sh: 1: [command name]: not found" within Atom. Also, Atom's icon is broken

I have tried to install two Atom packages to compile SCSS files to CSS on save (not at the same time of course). One was using Ruby (scss-onsave) and the other one Node (sass auto-compile). Neither ...
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Is it possible to run OCaml natively in Atom?

I'm using the Atom text editor with the ocaml-merlin package for formatting, which makes it look nice. However, what I really want is to be able to compile and run OCaml code directly in Atom, with ...
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How do I change the path name to fix my javac: invalid flag: error?

I am using atom.io which works perfectly with my Python programs, but I can't run any Java without getting this error? From looking at other users questions on the issue, the answers said to change ...
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