gedit is a free cross-platform text editor that supports a variety of programming and scripting languages. So if you’re looking for something simple and easy to use, gedit may be the editor to get you out of a jam without all the bells and whistles getting in the way.
Visit GNOME.org/apps/gedit for more details and download links for your operating system. Note that gedit is installed by default on most Linux systems.
gedit makes for fast and easy editing and is surprisingly powerful considering its small footprint.
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