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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 01-05-2005, 04:07 PM   #61
Registered: Feb 2004
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Joe! It reminds me of using Wordstar 1512 on my old Amstrad many moons ago. 20 Mb hard drive. Ah, those were the days.
Old 01-05-2005, 04:17 PM   #62
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Originally posted by Girl Geek
Vive VI!

My brother hates it, but I must admit--I'm a diehard. I keep finding myself attempting to use VI keys in nano or other non-modal editors.
Spoken like a true rattlesnake tamer! Good for you! Perhaps I will learn your craft some day too, but for now, its nano still Gotta love choices!
Old 01-05-2005, 05:27 PM   #63
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Old 01-05-2005, 10:06 PM   #64
Registered: Jan 2005
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gedit in X, vim in console
Old 01-07-2005, 09:24 AM   #65
Registered: Dec 2003
Location: Petaling Jaya
Distribution: Ubuntu
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Vim is the best but gedit gets my vote.
Old 01-07-2005, 02:04 PM   #66
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: LT
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voted for nano, I use it most of the time. well learning vi/vim now... and nedit is nice to
Old 01-07-2005, 09:20 PM   #67
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Old 01-07-2005, 10:38 PM   #68
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I prefer emacs
Old 01-08-2005, 08:41 AM   #69
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Emacs used it a looooong time. Coedit is good too. For small or uncomlicated stuff, gedit.
Old 01-08-2005, 12:19 PM   #70
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Registered: May 2004
Distribution: Suse
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You mean there is another editor besides VI ?????
Old 01-08-2005, 01:01 PM   #71
Registered: Oct 2004
Location: India
Distribution: redhat 9
Posts: 32

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VI is simply the best.
Old 01-08-2005, 03:44 PM   #72
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Happy birthday, nice_indian!
Old 01-09-2005, 12:31 AM   #73
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: Pakistan
Distribution: OpenSuse 10.2, Slackware 11, Solaris 10
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I'm for KAte
Old 01-09-2005, 02:07 AM   #74
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: Kouvola, Finland
Distribution: SimplyMEPIS 2004.06
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Nano, as I couldn't find a Debian package for pico anywhere. Simple enough for me
Old 01-09-2005, 07:01 AM   #75
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: India
Distribution: Debian Sid, Lenny
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gedit ! It is much improved in Gnome 2.8.x


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