Linux text editors

John Thompson JohnThompson at
Tue Sep 14 12:11:18 UTC 2004

Adam Boettiger wrote:

> I searched the archives of this list under "text editor" and found no 
> results, so am asking...
> In Mac OSX there is a text editor called BBEdit 
> that is absolutely phenominal for text editing 
> and coding.
> In Windows there is TextPad
> The built-in text editor that comes with Fedora does not come close to 
> either of these. What else can I YUM for that will?

Which built-in editor is that?  "vim" (console) or "gvim" (GUI) are very 


-John (john at

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