On Linux, we suggest the GEdit text editor.
GEdit should already be installed on your computer. To start GEdit: click Applications, point to Accessories, and click Text Editor. If you don't have this option, let a staff member know.
If you prefer to start applications from a terminal, you can type the following into a terminal to launch GEdit:
If you prefer a different editor for text, check with an instructor before moving on to make sure it will work for the weekend.