[xubuntu-users] Recommendations For A Great Text Editor?

Gevorg Abrahamian gevorg at abrahamian.info
Mon Dec 8 15:18:24 UTC 2014

Good to know. Thank you. I won't even try it. Hopefully these things 
will be removed before anyone thinks of submitting it into Debian.

On 12/08/2014 09:35 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Mon, 08 Dec 2014 07:34:28 -0600, Sajan Parikh wrote:
>> The new alternative to SublimeText refugees is Github's Atom editor,
>> which works on Linux great and is extremely powerful.
> I didn't know it and build it a few minutes ago.
> After opening there is a message:
> "To help us improve Atom, we anonymously track usage metrics. See the
> [atom/metrics](https://github.com/atom/metrics) package for details on
> what information is tracked and for instructions on how to disable it."
> So I visited the link:
> "Metrics package Build Status
> A package that reports usage information to Google Analytics.
> If you do not want this information reported, disable this package from
> the Metrics section of the Settings view (cmd-,).
> Collected Data
> A unique identifier that is generated by computing the SHA-1 of the
> machine's MAC address.
> The screen width and height
> The version of Atom being used
> The name of each item opened in a pane such as EditorView,
> SettingsView, and MarkdownPreviewView
> The amount of time the current window was open for
> The amount of time the current window took to load
> The amount of time the app took to launch"
> I disabled the package, but I'm pissed off, because it was enabled when
> I started Atom for the first time. I've got zero tolerance for Google
> Analytics. This editor seems to be very clunky, it takes much time to
> build it and even long time to open it, even when it's opened for the
> second time.
> Anyway, perhaps I'll test it.
> I still vote for Sublime Text 2 Build 2221, aka 2.0.2 and Pluma 1.8.1.
> Regards,
> Ralf

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