gedit text editor

gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor in Linux. It is the default text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. One of the neatest features of this program is that it supports tabs, so you can edit multiple files.

Other features of this software are:

  • syntax highlighting for various languages (C, C++, Java, Python…)
  • undo/redo
  • print preview support 
  • clipboard support 
  • search and replace
  • multilanguage spellchecking 
  • configurable fonts and colors
  • a flexible plugin system

To open up a file in gedit, simply type gedit FILE_NAME.

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