Mousepad: A variation on the Leafpad theme

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If you’ve been following my series on Linux text editors you have read about a number of different variations on this theme. There is another editor, very similar to Leafpad, that was developed to be very Xfce friendly. That editor – Mousepad.

Mousepad was originally created to bring printing support to Leafpad. Well, since then Leafpad has added printing support, so what’s the diff? Very little. But if you look around enough you will find a few variations on the Leafpad theme. In this article I will show you how to install Mousepad and illustrate it’s use and some of the differences you will find.

Installation