gedit vs. Kakoune



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Description

What is gedit?

gedit is the GNOME text editor. While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor.

What is Kakoune?

Kakoune is a code editor heavily inspired by Vim, as such most of its commands are similar to vi’s ones. Kakoune can operate in two modes, normal and insertion. In insertion mode, keys are directly inserted into the current buffer. In normal mode, keys are used to manipulate the current selection and to enter insertion mode.

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Pros

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Why do you like gedit?

Why do developers choose Kakoune?
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Cons

What are the cons of using gedit?
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What are the cons of using Kakoune?
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Pricing

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How much does Kakoune cost?

Companies

What companies use gedit?
2 companies on StackShare use gedit
What companies use Kakoune?
0 companies on StackShare use Kakoune

What are some alternatives to gedit and Kakoune?

  • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
  • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
  • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
  • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century

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