Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

WordGrinder: Good, Old-Fashioned Text Editing Power

Filed under
Software

If you spend endless hours at a keyboard crunching words, avoiding distractions is essential. Sometimes, the worst offender in causing distractions comes from all the bells and whistles in the word processor itself. That is where WordGrinder comes to the rescue.

In today's Linux world of GUI-filled desktops, using a text editor that runs within a terminal window may seem like a big step backward. It did not take me very long to discover that writing with WordGrinder is actually a big step in a better direction.

WordGridner is simple to use but is still feature-sufficient. It avoids fancy tool buttons and sinuous menus. Instead, it packages one menu activated with the escape key.

rest here




More in Tux Machines

Android Leftovers

Fedora 26 Linux Has Been Delayed by a Week, Should Now Land on June 13, 2017

It would appear that the upcoming Fedora 26 Linux operating system has been quietly delayed by a week, and it now looks like the final release will hit the streets on June 13, 2017. Read more

Debian Project Releases Major Kernel Update for Jessie to Fix 14 Vulnerabilities

The Debian Project, through Salvatore Bonaccorso, announced the availability of a new kernel security update for the Debian GNU/Linux 8 "Jessie" operating system series that addresses a total of 14 vulnerabilities discovered recently and patched upstream. Read more

Recent open source hardware trends, from SBCs to servers

At ELC Europe, Intel MinnowBoard SBC evangelist John Hawley surveyed open hardware trends, and their impact on OS-enabled device and system development. When you mention open source hardware, people typically think about community-backed hacker boards. However, the open hardware movement is growing on many fronts, including medical devices, rocketry and satellites, 3D printers, cameras, VR gear, and even laptops and servers. At the Embedded Linux Conference Europe in October, John “Warthog9” Hawley, Intel’s evangelist for the MinnowBoard SBC, surveyed the key open hardware trends he saw in 2016. The full video, “Survey of Open Hardware 2016,” can be seen below. Read more Also in: Open Source Hardware: From SBCs to Servers