[Slackbuilds-users] leafpad vs. libgnomeprint/libgnomeprintui

Niki Kovacs info at microlinux.fr
Sat Sep 27 05:13:31 UTC 2014

Le 27/09/2014 02:13, King Beowulf a écrit :
> It does print without those (just tested, Xfce slac64 multilib). BUT
> print preview tries to fire up evince and when that failed, calibre
> launched. Odd.
> However, it does have a few interface quirks and hasn't been updated
> since 2010.  While that in itself isn't necessarily bad, in this case
> leafpad is a bit behind and creaky.
> You might want to check out on SBo:
> medit: I like it. Simple GTK2, no extra deps. Nice context hghlighting,
> tabs, fast and light.
> geany: more IDE bells and whistles than medit, more geared to code than
> plain text.
> mousepad: based on leafpad but designed for Xfce. I haven't used it in
> ages, but worth a try. It seems to be getting some new attention on
> http://git.xfce.org/apps/mousepad/

Thanks a lot for all the details. I remember having tried out Mousepad a 
while ago, and it had some horrible bugs in it. I know Geany quite well, 
but I think it goes beyond a simple text editor for Joe User. I'll give 
MEdit a spin.



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