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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2004. This is your chance to be heard! Voting closes on February 3rd.


View Poll Results: Editor of the Year
vi/vim 443 36.37%
emacs 145 11.90%
jEdit 39 3.20%
nano 78 6.40%
pico 47 3.86%
Kate 210 17.24%
gedit 111 9.11%
Nedit 28 2.30%
joe 32 2.63%
KWrite 85 6.98%
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Old 01-17-2005, 12:09 AM   #91
Registered: May 2004
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Originally posted by Spudley
For some reason, I can't stand Kate. I always use KEdit instead.
kate makes editing (la)tex files a breeze... the popup terminal is the best thing since C-z on the CLI.
Old 01-17-2005, 10:57 AM   #92
Registered: May 2003
Location: Central Florida
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 103

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Kate ^_^
Old 01-17-2005, 08:16 PM   #93
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Ya, gotta agree with the previous two posts. Kate has passed the point of being useful and has become something of an addiction.
Old 01-17-2005, 11:08 PM   #94
Registered: Jan 2002
Location: Third Stone from the Sun
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Text, Nano & X Gedit

and Vi still sucks!
Old 01-18-2005, 04:27 PM   #95
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pico and kate are great, i voted for pico cause it's so handy for quick editing conf and the like files
Old 01-18-2005, 11:12 PM   #96
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: California
Distribution: Ubuntu
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Thumbs up

Originally posted by andy753421
vim. heck, even in X i open up an aterm and use vim.. i just doesnt seem right to not be editing on a black screen.
Preach the gospel my friend! Convert the heathens!
Old 01-19-2005, 11:41 AM   #97
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Vi, the original Vi or nvi that's almost the same :-)
I'm getting tired of VIM, too much bloating and they still want to add new features... :-(
Old 01-20-2005, 11:36 AM   #98
Registered: Sep 2004
Location: Finland
Distribution: Ubuntu 10.04, Debian 5, OpenSUSE 11.3
Posts: 60

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Though one between gEdit and joe.
Old 01-20-2005, 12:19 PM   #99
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Registered: Mar 2004
Location: far enough
Distribution: OS X 10.6.7
Posts: 1,690

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vim outside X, vim or gvim while using X.
Old 01-21-2005, 04:53 AM   #100
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well, i love jed
Old 01-23-2005, 10:11 AM   #101
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Aotearoa
Distribution: Slack, Ubuntu
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vi, its always there, even if you decide to go minamilist *BSD for a while.
Old 01-24-2005, 04:59 PM   #102
Registered: Jan 2004
Distribution: OS X; FreeBSD; Debian
Posts: 172

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vim is fantastic, but I'll use Kate or KWrite sometimes.
Old 01-24-2005, 06:01 PM   #103
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Ah, vi... it is the one true editor. I tend to use it all the time. I'll fire up vim as well, so I can get my split windows. One day all you non-vi using heathons will convert... or else you will eat flaming death. The choice is yours.
Old 01-30-2005, 02:19 PM   #104
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Registered: Oct 2004
Distribution: Kubuntu and Mac OS X
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vim, on windows and linux!!! (mostly just linux),
but i voted back when I was a n00b 3 weeks ago, and I think I might have made a mistake and voted for gedit
Old 01-31-2005, 05:42 AM   #105
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vi/vim/gvim all the way

Last edited by trader; 01-31-2005 at 05:44 AM.


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