Last modified on 13 September 2010, at 16:23

Sidux/Useable applications/Text editors

sidux has three different text editors pre-installed: AbiWord, Mousepad and Midnight Commander's editor.


AbiWordEdit

AbiWord is a text processor supports formats such as: RTF, HTML, LaTeX, Microsoft Word, ODF.
Its own default format is "abw" uses XML.
You can run it from: Menu-> Office-> AbiWord.
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AbiWord home page: http://www.abisource.com/
And on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AbiWord


MousepadEdit

Mousepad is a simple text editor, it's default for XFCE environment.
1. Run it from: Menu-> Accessories-> Mousepad.
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2. If you want to create or edit any text file as root, type the command in Terminal:
sux
 password
mousepad /file_patch


Home page: http://www.xfce.org/projects/mousepad/


Midnight CommanderEdit

Midnigt Commander is a file manager but not only, it has a ftp client and a text editor.
Menu-> Accessories-> Terminal-> "mc" command.
1. Mark a text file, then make a preview with F3 key or edit F4.
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2. Save the file F2, exit the editor F10.
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Home page: http://www.midnight-commander.org/
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midnight_Commander


NanoEdit

Next console text editor is Nano.
1. Install it:
apt-get install nano
2. Run it in Terminal:
nano /file_patch
3. To save document use "Ctr" + "o" keys, to quit editor "Ctr" + "x", etc.
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Nano home page: http://www.nano-editor.org/
On Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nano_%28text_editor%29


OthersEdit

  1. OpenOffice.org writer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenOffice.org_Writer
  2. Kate: http://www.kate-editor.org/
  3. Gedit: http://projects.gnome.org/gedit/index.html
  4. Leafpad: http://tarot.freeshell.org/leafpad/
  5. XEmacs: http://tarot.freeshell.org/leafpad/