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Linux® For Dummies®, 8th Edition by Richard Blum, Dee-Ann LeBlanc

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Chapter 11. Putting the X in Text

In This Chapter

  • Viewing the contents of text files

  • Manipulating text files in nano

  • Working with text files in gedit

From text editors to word processors, Linux offers a wide variety of options for working with words. In this chapter, I take a look at different ways to view the contents of a text file, using some simple text editors in both the non-GUI and GUI environments. In Chapter 12, I take a look at office suites for those who would rather do word processing.

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