Boston Python workshop 2/Friday setup/Linux text editor

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How to find gedit in the Applications list

On Linux, we suggest the GEdit text editor.

GEdit should already be installed on your computer. To start GEdit: click Applications, point to Accessories, and click Text Editor. If you don't have this option, let a staff member know.

How to find GEdit from a terminal

If you prefer to start applications from a terminal, you can type the following into a terminal to launch GEdit:

gedit &


If you prefer a different editor for text, check with an instructor before moving on to make sure it will work for the weekend.

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