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Top 5 Best Linux Text Editors

by Ramesh Natarajan on July 1, 2009

As part of the contest that was conducted a while back, I got around 200 responses from the geeky readers who choose their favorite Linux text editor.
Based on this data, the top spot in the best Linux text editor goes to…
Vi / Vim Editor
Vim won by a huge margin and I don’t think this is surprise to anybody. If you are new to any of the Linux text editors listed in the top 5, read the rest of the article to understand little bit more about those editors.