Please note that we currently do not support OpenJDK. It is highly recommended to use the supported JDK.
The current supported versions are:
- Oracle's Java SE Development Kit 7u40, if you are installing on Windows.
- Oracle's Java SE Development Kit 7u55, if you are installing on Linux.
- Oracle's Java SE Development Kit 8u66, if you are installing on Linux or Windows
Atom that is running on OpenJDK fails to start with the following error.
javax.net.ssl.SSLException: java.lang.RuntimeException: java.security.NoSuchAlgorithmException: EC AlgorithmParameters not available
This error indicates that Elliptical Curve crypto algorithms are not available, they may not be distributed with the OpenJDK distribution being used.
Add the below line to ../ATOM_HOME/bin/atom.vmoptions file and then restart the runtime:
If you are not using OpenJDK, then you don't need the above line in atom.vmoptions file.