gedit - text editor for the GNOME Desktop
gedit [--help] [--encoding] [--new-window] [--new-document] [--quit]
gedit gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environ-
While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general
purpose text editor. It can be used to create and edit all kinds of
gedit features a flexible plugin system which can be used to dynami-
cally add new advanced features to gedit itself.
--help Prints the command line options.
Set the character encoding to be used for opening the files
listed on the command line".
Create a new toplevel window in an existing instance of gedit.
Create a new document in an existing instance of gedit.
--quit Quit an existing instance of gedit.
+[num] For the first file, go to the line specified by "num" (do not
insert a space between the "+" sign and the number). If "num"
is missing, go to the last line.
Specifies the file to open when gedit starts. If this is not
specified, gedit will load a blank file with an "Unsaved Docu-
ment" label. Multiple files can be loaded if they are separated
by spaces. gedit also supports handling of remote files. For
example, you can pass the location of a webpage to gedit, like
"http://www.gnome.org", or load a file from a FTP server, like
gedit accepts pipes, so it can be run after another command to load the
output into gedit. For example :
ls -l | gedit
If you find a bug, please report it at
Paolo Maggi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Paolo Borelli (email@example.com)
James Willcox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Federico Mena Quintero (email@example.com)
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