To manually install a package for the Atom text editor on a Mac, follow these steps.
- Find the package you want to install here: https://atom.io/packages
- Open your
- Clone the Git repo of the package into this packages directory
- I found split-diff to show differences between two files: https://atom.io/packages/split-diff
- $ cd ~/.atom/packages
- $ git clone https://github.com/mupchrch/split-diff.git
You will now be able to see the Split-Diff package in the Atom main menu bar under Packages