Linter package must be installed in order to use this plugin. If Linter is not installed, please follow the instructions here.
Before using this plugin, you should make sure that
pep8 is installed on your
system. You can follow following instructions to install
Now you can proceed to install the linter-python-pep8 plugin.
$ apm install linter-python-pep8
You can configure linter-python-pep8 by editing ~/.atom/config.cson (choose Open Your Config in Atom menu). You'll need to add the directory where your pep8 executable resides. Also, it's possible to indicate which errors you want to be ignored through the ignoreErrorCodes configuration option:
'linter-python-pep8': 'pep8DirToExecutable': '/usr/local/bin/' 'ignoreErrorCodes': 'E501, W292'
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