If you are a developer and missing native power editor in Ubuntu, Komodo Edit can fufill your requirements. I’m not saying this is completely better than Notepad++ or EditPlus but you can get-rid of hassles installing the wine to use Notepad++ or EditPlus in Ubuntu. This program is comparable to Notepad++ or EditPlus and available for free for Linux.
Downloading the installation file can be achieved from running below command in terminal(Ctrl+Alt+T):
wget http://download.activestate.com/Komodo/releases/ 6.1.3/Komodo-Edit-6.1.3-8844-linux-libcpp6-x86.tar.gz
After downloading the installation file, run the command below in terminal to extract the downloaded zip file:
tar xzvf Komodo-Edit-6.1.3-8844-linux-libcpp6-x86.tar.gz
Now, comes the installation part. To install the application, run below command using terminal (You need run this command from the installation directory where you have extracted the installation files. Normally, the folder will be extracted to your home folder. Hence, below command should work fine.):
Run the commands below to install Komodo-Edit:
Important: When prompted to specify the directory or folder to install into, paste this command to terminal:
After installing, run this command to complete the process.
Close out and launch ‘Komodo-Edit’ from Dash
Now, enjoy the freedom of Linux!