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Gedit is a text editor for the Gnome desktop, based on GTK+ and gnome libraries.

It is a simple yet powerful editor with the standard features of any text editor combined with powerful features such as plugins to expand the application. A list of plugins available:

  • Spell checker
  • Insert Date/Time
  • Word count
  • ASCII table
  • Diff compares two documents or files
  • "Shell Output" inserts output from a shell command
  • "Tag List" inserts "tags" for many common markup languages (HTML, Latex, etc.)

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