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Alternative To: Microsoft Notepad, notepad++, TextMate

official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment
Interface: Graphical (Gtk)
Associated Programs
gedit-plugins set of plugins for gedit
Yelp Help browser for GNOME
zenity Display graphical dialog boxes from shell scripts
Available deb Repositories (how-to add a respository)
Debian 32-bit 64-bit
stable 3.14.0-3 3.14.0-3
testing 3.16.3-1 3.16.3-1
sid 3.18.0-1 3.18.0-1

Ubuntu 32-bit 64-bit
lucid 2.30.0git20100413-0ubuntu1 2.30.0git20100413-0ubuntu1
precise 3.4.1-0ubuntu1 3.4.1-0ubuntu1

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gedit vs notepad++

As much of functionality of notepad++ is catered by gedit+plugins, one thing that is missing is code-folding, which I sorely missed when using linux.. Other then that, it's great :D

gedit vs notepad++ < geany

Try Geany as a notepad++ replacement, it's awesome. Presently the only thing it doesn't do, is the new doubleclick word highlighting, and that's on the way. Conversely, there are many things geany does, which np++ cannot.


Geany is awesome. It's a great on the go IDE. I use NetBeans when I'm doing real work. ;) Geany is really good for taking XML notes though. You can't beat its speed. xD


O wow geany spanks the pants off notepad++ and gedit. Auto-indenting, code collapsing, imbeded terminal, yet maintaining the simplicity and low-profile attitude of a normal text-editor... this thing is a god-send