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General Information

A set set of plugins for Pluma, the MATE text editor. The package pluma-plugins started as a fork of gedit-plugins.

Currently available plugins:

  • bookmarks - Easy document navigation with bookmarks.
  • bracketcompletion - Automatically adds closing brackets.
  • codecomment - Comment and uncomment blocks of code.
  • quickhighlight - Highlights every occurrences of selected text
  • smartspaces - Forget you’re not using tabulations.
  • sourcecodebrowser - View and navigate functions, variables and namespaces
  • synctex - SyncTeX synchronization of TeX files and PDF output.
  • terminal - Embed a terminal in the bottom pane.
  • wordcompletion - Word completion using the completion framework.


  • The synctex plugin requires dbus-python (>= 0.82).
  • The terminal plugin requires the VTE (>= 2.91) library.
  • The sourcecodebrowser plugin requires ctags at runtime.

See the Pluma README file for more information.


Simple install procedure:

$ ./                              # Build configuration
$ make                                      # Build
[ Become root if necessary ]
$ make install                              # Installation