Appendix D. Working with Editors

Now on to the wonderful world of editors. I'm talking here about computerized line editors, as opposed to the kind that want to know whether your book manuscript will be delivered by the original deadline.

There will be times when you need to work with an editor, whether to edit a configuration file, to write a script, or to do some quick edits on the company Web site. The Linux world offers many alternatives.

Meet Kate

Your KDE desktop comes with a very nice and very powerful editor called Kate (command name kate). With colorful language-sensitive syntax highlighting (bash, C, C++, perl, HTML, and others), tabs, project development control, multifile search and replace, and a built-in Konsole, this is one great editor. ...

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