gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment.
While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor.
gedit features also a flexible plugin system which can be used to dynamically add new advanced features to gedit itself.
gedit is free software released under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
Here are some key features of "gedit":
Full support for internationalized text (UTF-8)
Configurable syntax highlighting for various languages (C, C++, Java, HTML, XML, Python, Perl, etc.)
Loading files from remote locations
Print and print preview support
Clipboard support (cut/copy/paste)
Search and replace
Go to specific line
Current line highlighting
Configurable fonts and colors
A complete online user manual
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