i have seen people use cmd to install packages in atom .one said to type apm in the command line and it will guide me through on how to use it i tried it and it says apm is not recognized. please explain
No explanation given on what OS is in use. (o.k. I see now added to your title).
In Ubuntu (Linux) I can type
apm --help to see this report …
apm - Atom Package Manager powered by https://atom.io Usage: apm <command> where <command> is one of: ci, clean, config, dedupe, deinstall, delete, dev, develop, disable, docs, enable, erase, featured, home, i, init, install, link, linked, links, list, ln, lns, login, ls, open, outdated, prune, publish, rebuild, rebuild-module-cache, remove, rm, search, show, star, starred, stars, test, uninstall, unlink, unpublish, unstar, update, upgrade, view. Run `apm help <command>` to see the more details about a specific command. Options: --color Enable colored output [boolean] [default: true] -v, --version Print the apm version -h, --help Print this usage message Prefix an option with `no-` to set it to false such as --no-color to disable colored output.
For example to list all packages installed I write …
I leave you to explore the other options such as install, enable. disable …
I have not used Windows 10 (64 bit) for many months although I have it installed in my dual boot. My choice is Ubuntu.
In Ubuntu I use the command
which apm to find where apm is located.
I guess you would use
apm binaries. Clearly apm is not being found in your PATH.
You have installed the 32bit version of Atom executable?
Should be easy to track down.
yes i have 32 bit version of atom
Go back to basics and learn how to search for any executable apps (not just
I have not used Windows 7 for years, You might be advised to consider installing Ubuntu which will work alongside Windows on old platforms in dual boot mode. However I digress.
My suggestion …
Locate apm using
where command. (corrected from “which” (in Unix) to “where” (in Win) )
C:\> where apm
Add this path to your $PATH.