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 9 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 48 weeks ago
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Ubuntu87's picture


9 years 48 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago


Ok, wait a second here.

You're saying that Gedit looks simple?

Well, if so, then what can we say about "Notepad"?!?! :D

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9 years 47 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago


Re: Ok, wait a second here.

That it completely lacks any truly useful features? Syntax highlighting is something that should have been added by this point, but stalled development is what you can expect when a company is given a near monopoly and their software is nowhere near being open.

Ubuntu87's picture


9 years 47 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago



Couldn't agree more.
Thank you.

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