Where did gxedit go?

Scott geekboy at angrykeyboarder.com
Wed Jan 3 11:26:16 UTC 2007

Cybe R. Wizard spake thusly on 01/02/2007 08:24 AM:
> Not having found my favorite editor in Ubuntu 6.10 I went searching.
> It doesn't appear to exist in Ubuntu any more.  Debian has it; I
> downloaded it and attempted to Gdebi it onto my system but got an xlibs
> dependency problem.  Xlibs doesn't seem to be in Ubuntu, either, but
> there are a couple of files to take its place.  Unfortunately they
> don't allow gxedit to work.
> One cross-distro package is really one too many so I didn't try to get
> xlibs from Debian.
> Are there security problems or has gxedit just not stood the Ubuntu test
> of time?
> (or is it just /too/ good in comparison to gedit?)

Well a quick look at http://packages.debian.org/stable/editors/gxedit 
shows it's not stood the "angrykeyboarder test of time". ;-)

It's a GTK1 app.

GTK1 is soooooooooooo 20th century.

It's all about GTK2 now. :-)

But if you're into old and ugly, you could always compile from source. ;-)


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