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What is the best text editor for ubuntu, mostly used for web development. Or a good all-round software like a IDE.

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closed as not constructive by Rinzwind, Nitin Venkatesh, Jo-Erlend Schinstad, hhlp, Marco Ceppi Feb 19 '12 at 17:17

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possible duplicate of Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver? and I would vote for Aptana 2.0! – Rinzwind Feb 19 '12 at 16:53
Vim - or Gedit - – kingmilo Feb 19 '12 at 16:59
possible duplicate of What is a good text editor for developing code on? – Jo-Erlend Schinstad Feb 19 '12 at 17:00
wow, bikeshed question or what :) – Caesium Feb 19 '12 at 17:03
We expect answers to generally involve facts, references, or specific expertise; this question will likely solicit opinion, debate, arguments, polling, or extended discussion – Marco Ceppi Feb 19 '12 at 17:18
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Usually, you can't just ask what is the best XYZ, especially not on StackExchange network. You should describe your needs and ask which is most suitable to your needs.

On linux I can enlist the following as very popular text editors, each one has its own advantages & disadvantages:

  • vi / vim / gvim
  • nano
  • eclipse
  • emacs

Here is a nice list to get you started

Missing from the list are:

  • Netbeans
  • Aptana
  • Komodo
  • Geany
  • ...

If you're interested in WYSIWYG editor that list might be useful:

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