Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Operating Systems › Linux, Unix › looking for simple .rtf editor like WordPad for ubuntu
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

looking for simple .rtf editor like WordPad for ubuntu

post #1 of 36
Thread Starter 
need somethign very simple, like wordpad used to be on vista.
post #2 of 36
I would recommend Abiword. If your using Ubuntu it should be in the Software Center.
Arcadius
(8 items)
 
Cyrillus
(7 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-3570k ASUS P8Z77-V LE MSI Geforce GTX 660 Ti Corsair Vengeance Blue 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WD Caviar Blue Arch Linux (XFCE) Corsair GS600 Corsair Carbide 300R 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-3317U Proprietary HD Graphics 4000 Proprietary 
Hard DriveOSCase
520 Series FreeBSD (GNOME) Zenbook Prime UX31A-DH51 
  hide details  
Reply
Arcadius
(8 items)
 
Cyrillus
(7 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-3570k ASUS P8Z77-V LE MSI Geforce GTX 660 Ti Corsair Vengeance Blue 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WD Caviar Blue Arch Linux (XFCE) Corsair GS600 Corsair Carbide 300R 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-3317U Proprietary HD Graphics 4000 Proprietary 
Hard DriveOSCase
520 Series FreeBSD (GNOME) Zenbook Prime UX31A-DH51 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 36
Thread Starter 
just downloaded that program and its glitchy. also, it does not let me set it as default program to open text files.
post #4 of 36
Then the included program GEDit should be more than sufficient. If you need a real word processor, then the also included LibreOffice should work fine.
Arcadius
(8 items)
 
Cyrillus
(7 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-3570k ASUS P8Z77-V LE MSI Geforce GTX 660 Ti Corsair Vengeance Blue 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WD Caviar Blue Arch Linux (XFCE) Corsair GS600 Corsair Carbide 300R 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-3317U Proprietary HD Graphics 4000 Proprietary 
Hard DriveOSCase
520 Series FreeBSD (GNOME) Zenbook Prime UX31A-DH51 
  hide details  
Reply
Arcadius
(8 items)
 
Cyrillus
(7 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-3570k ASUS P8Z77-V LE MSI Geforce GTX 660 Ti Corsair Vengeance Blue 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WD Caviar Blue Arch Linux (XFCE) Corsair GS600 Corsair Carbide 300R 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-3317U Proprietary HD Graphics 4000 Proprietary 
Hard DriveOSCase
520 Series FreeBSD (GNOME) Zenbook Prime UX31A-DH51 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 36
+1 for Gedit, it's nice and simple.
If you don't like it, try Mousepad (search in the Software Centre for it)
Little Beast
(12 items)
 
Black 'n' blue II
(15 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i7-4710MQ Nvidia Geforce GTX860M 2GB 16GB Kingston DDR3 1600MHz 240Gb Silicon Power S55/S60 SSD 
Hard DriveOSOSMonitor
1Tb Toshiba HDD 5400rpm Windows 8.1 Linux Mint 18 17.3" LED 1920x1080 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
PCSpecialist Optimus V ST17-860 Logitech MX518 Steelseries QcK Creative HS800 Fatal1ty 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 1.25V MSI P55-GD65 Xpertvision Radeon HD4850 4GB G.Skill Ripjaw 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
150Gb Velociraptor & 1Tb WD Caviar Black Opticon Lightscribe DVD-RW DL Noctua NH-U12P SE2 Vista Home Premium x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hyundai BlueH H224W 22" LCD Saitek Eclipse II Thermaltake Purepower RX 550 Galaxy III 
Mouse
Patuoxun optical gaming mouse 3200dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
Little Beast
(12 items)
 
Black 'n' blue II
(15 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i7-4710MQ Nvidia Geforce GTX860M 2GB 16GB Kingston DDR3 1600MHz 240Gb Silicon Power S55/S60 SSD 
Hard DriveOSOSMonitor
1Tb Toshiba HDD 5400rpm Windows 8.1 Linux Mint 18 17.3" LED 1920x1080 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
PCSpecialist Optimus V ST17-860 Logitech MX518 Steelseries QcK Creative HS800 Fatal1ty 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 860 @ 1.25V MSI P55-GD65 Xpertvision Radeon HD4850 4GB G.Skill Ripjaw 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
150Gb Velociraptor & 1Tb WD Caviar Black Opticon Lightscribe DVD-RW DL Noctua NH-U12P SE2 Vista Home Premium x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hyundai BlueH H224W 22" LCD Saitek Eclipse II Thermaltake Purepower RX 550 Galaxy III 
Mouse
Patuoxun optical gaming mouse 3200dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 36
Try RtfEd. Its as close as you will get to wordpad, and it's free.
It will open txt or rtf, and saves as txt,rtf,html or pdf.

http://genscriber.com/genappsd/rtf-editor-85.html


Edited by brianh - 3/21/14 at 3:02pm
post #7 of 36
Because I am insane... I just use nano. More powerful than you think wink.gif
post #8 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by NixZiZ View Post

Because I am insane... I just use nano. More powerful than you think wink.gif

Nano isn't even a good text editor; let alone editor for formatted documents tongue.gif
post #9 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by Plan9 View Post

Nano isn't even a good text editor; let alone editor for formatted documents tongue.gif

Really? I use it tons on my servers, for editing such things as DNS configs etc... I guess this is RTF though not configs etc lol.
post #10 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by NixZiZ View Post

Really? I use it tons on my servers, for editing such things as DNS configs etc... I guess this is RTF though not configs etc lol.

Nano is ok to be honest. I was just being an elitist vi user smile.gif However I still wouldn't recommend editing an RTF file in a text editor because the output would read like line noise
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Linux, Unix
Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Operating Systems › Linux, Unix › looking for simple .rtf editor like WordPad for ubuntu