A free, open source text editor designed for the Linux desktop is gnome-text-editor. It offers basic editing capabilities as well as advanced features for creating, editing and combining documents and files. This free software can be used as a replacement for Microsoft Word or Open Office for all your office needs. The latest release of this text editor is a 6.3 which comes with lots of new features such as:
o Advanced integration with the Gnome Default Text Editor: Text editing in the gnome desktop environment can be as simple or as complex as you want it to be thanks to the extensive plugins available for this free software. It integrates seamlessly with the default text editor to set up in gnome and provides basic functionality for text processing including: spell checking, searching and replace. You can also integrate it with the programming languages that are commonly used for application development and editing.
o Search Online: Google and other common search engines offer the ability to search online using the desktop version of Gnome Editor. This is done by running searches from the terminal such as Gedit with the command 'help'. This will provide you with an overview of all the commands that this editor provides as well as its features. Furthermore, search online will also provide you with details about the different languages supported by the application and how to download the full version of this free desktop publishing tool.