atom

A cross-platform pluggable text editor. Plugins are managed by `apm`. More information: <https://atom.io/>.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/atom.sh
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S atom

A cross-platform pluggable text editor. Plugins are managed by `apm`. More information: <https://atom.io/>.

  • Open a file or directory:
    atom path/to/file_or_directory
  • Open a file or directory in a new window:
    atom -n path/to/file_or_directory
  • Open a file or directory in an existing window:
    atom --add path/to/file_or_directory
  • Open Atom in safe mode (does not load any additional packages):
    atom --safe
  • Prevent Atom from forking into the background, keeping Atom attached to the terminal:
    atom --foreground
  • Wait for Atom window to close before returning (useful for Git commit editor):
    atom --wait

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