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Linter Markdownlint

Install with:
    apm install linter-markdownlint


This linter plugin for Linter provides an interface to markdownlint. It will be used with files that have the “Markdown” syntax.


Linter package must be installed in order to use this plugin. If Linter is not installed, please follow the instructions here.

mdl installation

Before using this plugin, you must ensure that mdl is installed on your system. To install mdl, do the following:

  1. Install ruby.

  2. Install markdownlint by typing the following in a terminal: gem install mdl

Now you can proceed to install the linter-markdownlint plugin.

Plugin installation

$ apm install linter-markdownlint


You can configure linter-markdownlint by editing ~/.atom/config.cson (choose Open Your Config in Atom menu):

'linter-markdownlint': 'executableDir': null # markdownlint directory path. 'binaryName': mdl # mdl binary name. Run which mdl to find the path, if you using rbenv run rbenv which mdl

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