Package Details: atom-editor 1.7.4-2

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: atom-editor
Description: Chrome-based text editor from Github
Upstream URL:
Keywords: atom
Licenses: MIT
Conflicts: atom-editor-bin, atom-editor-git
Submitter: jreese
Maintainer: jugs
Last Packager: jugs
Votes: 585
Popularity: 56.767298
First Submitted: 2014-05-06 18:29
Last Updated: 2016-05-23 11:26

Latest Comments

despairblue commented on 2016-05-25 17:26

Also a clarification, atom-editor-bin is actually maintained, although mostly by forivall and grawlinson (great work you two!), not so much by me.

despairblue commented on 2016-05-25 17:23


atom-editor-bin is old because the newer packages are incompatible with arch because they are linked against an old fontconfig version. It seems that 1.9 will be compatible with arch again and that is when the bin package will be updated again.

diraimondo commented on 2016-05-25 07:37

I got problems in using the spell checking using this AUR package: see my report . The team says that it is related to the packaging. Same problem with another packaging of Fedora and with this. People report no problem with the pre-built packages released by Atom. I should test the atom-editor-bin AUR package but it looks not so well maintained (too old).

The building procedure looks standard enough. There is only one patch. Could it be the cause?


dice commented on 2016-05-23 10:55

This part of the package.patch fails as nodegit is already set to 0.12.2 in the new version. Removing it seems to work fine for me.

--- package.json
+++ package.json
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@
"less-cache": "0.23",
"line-top-index": "0.2.0",
"marked": "^0.3.4",
- "nodegit": "0.12.0",
+ "nodegit": "0.12.2",
"normalize-package-data": "^2.0.0",
"nslog": "^3",
"oniguruma": "^5",

gusdunn commented on 2016-05-18 15:48

For those getting the failed download-electron with unescaped charaters: are you behind a proxy by any chance? I am at work and I get the error. I found a post somewhere that tied it to the proxy issue. I un-set my proxy ENV VARS and it works. You might try that.

elgambitero commented on 2016-05-15 12:09

build() fails, like @prsinghdua says, but I also get a ton of copies of this message:

npm ERR! tar.unpack untar error /home/<username>/.atom/.node-gyp/.atom/.npm/nodegit/0.12.2/package.tgz

cutuchiqueno commented on 2016-05-05 19:07

I have the same problem that @prsinghdua has

prsinghdua commented on 2016-04-29 08:12

download-electron task terminates while build() while trying to update atom through makepkg -sri. Build output:

abdo commented on 2016-04-28 22:27

There is no longer need for the update-desktop-database install scriptlet. desktop-file-utils already provides a pacman hook for that.

dundee commented on 2016-04-26 14:57

Strange, 1.7.2 now starts ok for me.

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