21 of the Best Free Linux Text EditorsAug 26, 2008, 08:33 (6 Talkback[s])
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"In many users' eyes, a text editor should be lean and mean, fast to start up and shut down, without fancy splash screens or a graphical user interface. The choice of editor has long stirred up strong emotions. For example, the debate about whether vi or emacs (or another) is the best editor started decades before Linux was even conceived."