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ubuntu text editor

do I have to use sublime text editor for ruby on rails programming or can I just use Text Editor which came with my ubuntu installation? I already bought sublime for my windows system but now I'm using my Linux system and I don't want to install sublime again since I would rather use a free program.

3 Answers

Mike Morales
Mike Morales
19,833 Points

Hi Joey -

You can use what ever text editor you wish to use. I'm using the Bluefish editor on Ubuntu as I work thru Ruby on Rails.

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

You can use any text you want as long as it has Syntax highlighting & auto indenting help.

Here are a few good choices:


thanx guys