A text editor for programmers
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Enki: A text editor for programmers

Official site


For most Linux and Windows users: use the pre-built binaries from the official site. But if you feel brave..

master branch can be unstable or even broken. Use releases if you are not going to hack Enki

1. Install dependencies



Debian and Debian based

   apt-get install python3 libqt5svg5 python3-pyqt5 python3-markdown python3-docutils ctags
   pip3 install -r requirements.txt

Install Qutepart from sources.

Other Unixes

Find and install listed packages with your package manager. Install Qutepart from sources.

Other systems

Go to official pages of the projects, download packages and install according to instructions.

2. Get the sources

Download source archive

3. Install Enki

python3 setup.py install

4. Enjoy

Don't forget to send a bug report if you are having some problems

Running from the source tree

python3 bin/enki


GPL v2


  • Andrei Kopats (aka hlamer) ported core and some plugins to Python, reworked it and released the result as Enki
  • Filipe Azevedo, Andrei Kopats and Monkey Studio v2 team developed Monkey Studio v2

The Team