Atom is blank white, only safe mode works

#1

I’ve been using Atom for a long time and recently I downloaded a few packages for C++ linters, autocompletion, compilers, etc.

I reloaded my perfectly normal Atom after installing those and it showed a blank white screen. I can’t do anything. The menus at the top (File, Edit, that stuff) work and show options but don’t do anything. Chrome Development Tools doesn’t open. atom —disable-gpu doesn’t work.

Only safe mode works, but I don’t want to be working in safe mode without a few of the packages I had, Help?

EXTRA NOTES: I had a theme and LOTS of packages installed, my boot time before was and it still is really slow too.

#2

You will want to try disabling packages one by one. You can edit .atom/config.cson without opening Atom and you can delete package folders from .atom/packages/ until one turns out to be the culprit.

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#3

Huh? I don’t see a config.cson, and I can’t find packages in the packages folder. All I see is thisAnnotation%202019-05-10%20153631

#4

And this in the packages folder:Annotation%202019-05-10%20153728
And there’s nothing in the SquirrelTemp folder.

#5

The .atom folder is a separate thing, and is normally located in your home folder.

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#6

worked! thanks!

#7

Just putting this out there for anyone who sees this post: the culprit was a C++ package named Haxe

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