2 best ubuntu text editors for programmers

1.Geany

Geany is a lightweight cross-platform GTK+ Integrated Development Environment.

Main features of geany:

Syntax highlighting
Code navigation
Code folding
Build system to compile and execute your code
Auto-closing of XML and HTML tags
Symbol name auto-completion and Symbol lists
Construct completion/snippets

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To install geany on ubuntu 11.04

1.Open ubuntu software center.To open ubuntu software center click Applications icon from unity launcher. And type ubuntu software center in the search applications field.Then click ubuntu software center.

2.Type geany in the search box.

3.click the install button.

4.Type your ubuntu password if needed.

5.After the successful installation click Applications icon from unity launcher. And type geany in the search applications field. And click geany to open.

Geany Homepage

2.jEdit

jEdit is also programmer’s text editor written in Java, so it runs on linux,Mac OS X, OS/2, Unix, VMS and Windows.

Main features:

Written in Java, so it runs on Mac OS X, OS/2, Unix, VMS and Windows.
Built-in macro language; extensible plugin architecture.
plugin manager
Auto indent, and syntax highlighting for more than 130 file types.
Supports UTF8 and Unicode.
Folding for selectively hiding regions of text.
Unlimited undo/redo

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To install jEdit on ubuntu 11.04

1.Open ubuntu software center.To open ubuntu software center click Applications icon from unity launcher. And type ubuntu software center in the search applications field.Then click ubuntu software center.

2.Type jEdit in the search box.

3.click the install button.

4.Type your ubuntu password if needed.

5.After the successful installation click Applications icon from unity launcher. And type jEdit in the search applications field. And click jEdit to open.

jEdit Homepage

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  1. Garant Urlpo says:

    Nobody wants Java Bloat on his Ubuntu speed machine.

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