[Ubuntu 16.04 32bit] Installing Atom & Visual Studio Code Editor.

From my blog content, I’m sure you can guess my background is 3d. Architectural 3d more precisely. But, in the last few months I start to learn how to code. So, I’m what twitter peeps called #CodeNewbie hahaha. Anyway, to code you need a text editor. On Ubuntu you can use gEdit that already default installed or Sublime Text that you can download easily.

But in this post, I’m want to show you how to install Atom & Visual Studio Code Editor on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32bit machine. When I’m on my Ubuntu laptop, I use Sublime Text to code but now I’m switch to Atom. However Atom official release only available for Ubuntu/Linux 64bit.

Installing Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32bit

For your information, Atom hasn’t release an official package for 32 bit, but you can download it via PPA that maintaining by Webupd8Team. Open your terminal and type:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom

Enter your password and then type:

sudo apt-get update

Wait until its installation finish and you can search it on your computer.

Installing Atom & Visual Studio Code Editor

To remove the app completely, you can simply using Synaptic Package Manager or Ubuntu Software under Installed tab.

Installing Visual Studio Code Editor on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32bit

Yes!. Finally there is an official Visual Studio Code Editor for Linux/Ubuntu 32bit machine. I think Microsoft released it on May or June. Just click the link above and it should be direct you to Microsoft visual studio linux32 download page. The file is in .deb. Open it and you can install it using Ubuntu Software utility.


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