Gedit is the default text editor on GNOME, Ubuntu, and countless other Linux distros — but today I learnt that it’s also unmaintained.
A new version of the Atom editor available to download and it comes with a BIG new feature: deep Git and Github integration.
This post, Atom Editor 1.18 Released with Rich Git Integration, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Ghostwriter is a free, open-source markdown editor for Linux and Windows. Billed as being ‘distraction free’, the Qt based app doesn’t scrimp on features at the expense of looking minimal and stylish. The app, which is pitched at users of all types, from bloggers to dissertation writers, offers a decent set of features, including: Syntax highlighting of Markdown […]
If you own an Ubuntu Phone or Tablet and miss having access to a basic offline word processor, you’ll want to check out uWriter.
This post, uWriter is a Basic Word Processor for Ubuntu Phone, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Abricotine is an open-source markdown editor for Windows, Mac and — hurrah — Linux desktops.
The open-source app allows those of you who like to go mad with Markdown syntax to both write and preview documents directly in the text editor rather than using a separate window or side pane.
Abricotine is written in modern web technologies, including HTML5, CSS3 & Node.js.
It’s this web-savvy base that gives the app some of its more unique features, like web previews for select domains including YouTube, GitHub and Instagram.
Abricotine also features the following:
Linux binaries are available to download from the project Github page.
To run the app just download the corresponding .zip archive from the link below, extract, and double-click on the ‘Abricotine’ file inside the folder.
New to Markdown? Check out this great Markdown syntax cheatsheet for help and tips on getting started .
This post, Abricotine Is A (Awesome) Desktop Markdown Editor for Linux, was written by Scott Bouvier and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.