This article covers how to install atom editor on CentOS 8 using the command-line application.
Atom is a free and open-source text and source code editor for OS X, Linux, and Windows with support for plug-ins written in Node.js, and embedded Git Control, developed by GitHub
To install latest version of Atom using .rpm package on your CentOS 8 machine:
1. First, go to the Atom official website and download the Atom .rpm package:
# sudo curl -SLo atom.x86_64.rpm https://atom.io/download/rpm
2. You can now install Atom using dnf command:
# sudo dnf localinstall atom.x86_64.rpm
3. Now that Atom is installed on your CentOS system you can launch it from the command line by typing atom or by clicking on the Atom icon (Applications -> Programming -> Atom).