[CentOS] Latest version of kate editor

Tue Feb 9 20:45:38 UTC 2016
H <agents at meddatainc.com>

On 02/02/2016 07:19 PM, Yamaban wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Feb 2016 18:02, H wrote:
>> On 02/02/2016 03:50 PM, Lamar Owen wrote:
>>>  On 02/02/2016 09:28 AM, Jonathan Billings wrote:
>>> >  CentOS is not a bleeding-edge distribution that constantly keeps
>>> >  packages up to date with the upstream projects.  If you want 
>>> that, try
>>> >  another distribution like Fedora.
>>>  <rant>
>>>  GNOME can get a rebase to a newer version, but KDE can't..... this 
>>> from a
>>>  former KDE user who would love to go back to KDE but refuses to 
>>> deal with
>>>  the issues older versions have.
>>>  This is, of course, an upstream issue and not a CentOS one, and I know
>>>  that.... so I now use GNOME, even though it would be nice to see 
>>> parity in
>>>  the allowing of a rebase of KDE like the one for GNOME.
>>>  </rant>
>>> >  There is a 3rd-party repository that might have an upgraded KDE:
>>> > http: //www.trinitydesktop.org/about.php
>>> >
>>>  Trinity Desktop (TDE), is a fork of KDE 3.x, and not updated from 
>>> that.  So
>>>  in ways it is older, yet newer.
>> What do people use as a programming editor on CentOS 6? My first 
>> impression of kate was favorable, not only did it support the usual 
>> programming and scripting languages but also markdown which I have 
>> recently discovered...
> Well, KDE has its own trouble, even upstream, and for RedHat / Fedora 
> packagers KDE seems a clear second or third choice to work on.
> The Gnome upgrade from Centos 7.1 to 7.2 was "urgs" and has driven me to
> switch to XFCE even @work, where I had to ask the sys-admins for
> allowance beforehand.
> vim / gvim / jedit
> Vim and its graphical frontend gvim are in use for nearly all my tasks as
> text-editors. A special place in my heart has (g)vimdiff which is a great
> help im my daily work (shell-scripts, php, css, html, js, and markdown
> make most the volume)
> The availability of a very powerfull text editor that can be worked 
> with in a terminal the same whether local or remote (via ssh) gives a
> concistency that other editors lack, or, in the case of emacs, are not 
> my taste at all.
> Jedit is java based, and for me in use where projects span bejond a 
> single
> Operating System (Linux, Solaris, Windows and MacOS mostly).
>  - Yamaban
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Thank you, I will look at them. I did download the markdown plugin for 
gedit and used that editor for now.