Text editor

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Various text editors are available by default in MEPIS. In MEPIS 8.5, Kwrite can be accessed by clicking KMenu >>> Utilities.


  • Kate: A good graphic textfile editor for programming and config files, Kate offers syntax highlighting for many languages, multiple files that open in a single instance, many other nice features.
  • Kwrite: A simple graphic text editor, with syntax highlighting, code folding, dynamic word wrap and more, it's the lightweight version of Kate, providing more speed for minor tasks.


  • Vi: A command-line text editor; now improved as Vim.
  • Nano: Another text editor for use in a terminal that has a number of nice features.


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