Gedit also known as Gnome Edit is developed by Gnome and part of the GNOME Core Applications that are installed generally as part of the GNOME Desktop Environment on various Linux systems.
Here at LinuxAPT, we shall look into how to install Gedit on Ubuntu Jammy Jellyfish 22.04 LTS.
Steps to Install gEdit Package on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
1. Perform System Update
To begin, you can update the repositories available on our system with the below command:
$ sudo apt update
2. Install gEdit on the system
Now install gEdit by running the below command:
$ sudo apt install -y gedit
When the packages are installed, the application will be available on the system.
3. Confirm gEdit Installation
Run the below command to see if gEdit is installed:
$ gedit –version
You will see the latest version available on your system. If you want to see gEdit presence in your system via dashboard then press the super key and search for the gedit.
To launch gEdit Text Editor, simply launch the application after searching it.
4. Install gEdit Plugins
GEdit can be extended to the best of availibilty.
It can be used for programming thus we can install plugins.
You can run the below command to install pre-developed plugins for gEdit editor:
$ sudo apt install gedit-plugins
These plugins will make the editor robust for programming in any language.
How to Uninstall gEdit From Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish ?
To remove gEdit text editor from the system, run the below commands:
$ sudo apt remove gedit-plugins
$ sudo apt remove gedit
After the successful removal of all the packages, the software will be removed from your system.
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