text editors

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Extending the Gedit Text Editor with Plugins

http://tombuntu.com

GNOME’s default text editor, Gedit, includes a powerful plugin system similar to Firefox’s. There are useful plugins available for both programmers and regular users.

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Created by giantrobot 6 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 7 weeks ago
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Leafpad - a minimal GTK text editor

http://fosswire.com

Simplicity is a wonderful thing sometimes. Leafpad is designed to be just that, simple. It is designed as a plain text editor.

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Created by chimera 6 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 17 weeks ago
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How I Learned to Stop Killing Myself and Learn Vim

http://linuxtidbits.wordpress.com

When I first started Linux, I fired up “Text Editor” and almost collapsed. What the hell was that? I like many Windows and Mac users, hit this bird on the first flyover of Linux. Now I could have used Open Office but I’m an old dog, and if I’m gonna be taught new tricks they better be damn good ones.

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Created by extra 6 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 19 weeks ago
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gedit: a powerful, underrated text editor for everybody

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Most computer users spend their entire life looking for the Holy Grail. In other words, they spend all their life searching for the perfect editor that supports all their languages, is free as in speech, has spelling, has highlighting… you get the picture. Obviously, there isn’t a perfect editor out there. However, some come pretty close. Ironically, one of them is one that any Ubuntu (or in fact, any Gnome) user has installed, though they may not know it. It’s called gedit (also known as Text Editor).

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Created by dave 6 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 20 weeks ago
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Free/Open-source Text Editors with GUI

http://junauza.blogspot.com

A text editor is a type of program used for editing plain text files. Text editors are often provided with operating systems or software development packages, and can be used to change configuration files and programming language source code.

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Created by bluecheese 6 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 26 weeks ago
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How To: Unlock The Power Of Gnome's Text Editor

http://blog.wired.com

When I first started using Ubuntu I wanted to find a text editor something like BBEdit or TextMate on the Mac. After flirting with both Vi and Emacs, I eventually turned to gEdit, the humble little default text editor for the Gnome desktop. But I quickly realized that gEdit is actually quite powerful.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 34 weeks ago
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