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Kobby: Collaborative Text Editor

http://www.ghacks.net

Kobby is a tool that allows users to to collaborate on text files. The collaborative text editor is a really great tool for a lot of situations. Instead of passing documents (or emails) back and forth to get your work done, collaborate in real time.

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Created by JRepin 4 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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Hello Kate, goodbye vi

http://www.ghacks.net

In my last article I introduced you to Gedit (see “Gedit: No more text-based editor for you!“) and, as promised, this time around we will examine the KDE equivalent…Kate.

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Created by kalinos 4 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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Gedit: No more text-based editor for you

http://www.ghacks.net

I am partial to the Nano text based editor. For many users that editor (or one like it) is all they need. Because of the simplicity of the tools, why slow down your work with a GUI right? But for some, those GUI-less editors are a big turn off.

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Created by BillKiller 4 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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Emacs & the birth of the GPL

http://www.h-online.com

Emacs is not so much a text editor, more a way of life - an "extensible, customizable self-documenting real time display editor" with thousands of ready made extensions that take you way beyond its original remit as a text editor

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Created by stripcut 4 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 19 weeks ago
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Emacs: a tutorial for beginners

http://www.tuxradar.com

We're all set to put our feet up and wait for Santa to deliver nice presents, but before we do that we have a present for you: an all-encompassing Emacs tutorial that takes you from getting started all the way through customisation and how to use it for different purposes.

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Created by muffinman 4 years 33 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 33 weeks ago
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Vim 101: A Beginner's Guide to Vim

http://ldn.linuxfoundation.org

Ever wanted to learn Vim, but weren't sure how to start? No problem. We have you covered! This will be the first of a four-part (possibly longer) series covering how to use Vim and where to start using the world's best text editor.

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Gedit: Don't Get Tricked by Its Simple Looks

http://news.softpedia.com

Every Linux user that has used the GNOME desktop environment must have had at least an encounter with its default text editor, Gedit. You start it up, and it looks like a simple notepad type application with a toolbar added on top. However, don't let yourself fooled by that simple appearance.

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Created by Ipela 4 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 41 weeks ago
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From the archives: the best text editors of 2000

http://www.tuxradar.com

In our world, people get into conflicts about all sorts of matters, from religion and belief through to money and oil. And, in the Linux world, tensions can build up and overspill into flame wars on many subjects too. The most popular of these is text editors.

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Bash Shell Course: Text Editors

http://beginlinux.com

The focus of this 10 page mini-course is to provide a foundation for using basic text editors. At some time everyone who uses Linux will need a text editor. One of the most important reasons for learning vi is that it is loaded on every Linux distro by default whereas others like nano or emacs are not. So whatever text editor you choose be sure you load it and use it before you need it.

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GNU Emacs 23.1 Provides Anti-Aliasing

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

Emacs, the extensible editor of the GNU project, is available in version 23.1. The release adds countless modernizations to the traditional program, such as font anti-alising and support for D-Bus and zeroconf.

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Created by mathewt 5 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 2 weeks ago
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Speed-Typing in Vim With Maps and Abbreviations

http://www.linuxplanet.com

Vim is still one of the most powerful text editors out there. One of its more useful features is that it allows you to set up your own abbreviations and mappings. These can speed up the typing of stock phrases or do far more complicated things. Enter these in command mode to try them out, or add them to your ~/.vimrc (without the initial colon) if you want them to stay.

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Created by serdar 5 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 6 weeks ago
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Review: Text and Programming Editors for Linux

http://codepad.classhelper.org

When it comes to something as seemingly simple as editing text there are a surprising number of options available to Linux users. This review focuses on some of the more commonly used.

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Created by FamilyGuy 5 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 18 weeks ago
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14 Most Popular Text Editors for Linux

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

Overview of 14 most popular text editors for Linux.

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Created by Chris7mas 5 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 20 weeks ago
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The One True Editor

http://scienceblogs.com

It is impossible to really know if Emacs is truly the One True Editor. There are arguments on all sides.

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Created by greengrass 5 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 23 weeks ago
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Distraction-free Writing with PyRoom

http://linux-magazine.com

PyRoom is not the only distraction-free editor out there, but it does contain a few useful features that make it a good choice for users who are looking for a lightweight full-screen editor.

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Created by dmpop 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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