gedit - text editor for the GNOME Desktop
gedit [OPTION]... [FILE]...
gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment.
While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general
purpose text editor. It can be used to create and edit all kinds of
gedit features a flexible plugin system which can be used to dynami‐
cally add new advanced features to gedit itself.
OPTIONS--help Prints the command line options.
Set the character encoding to be used for opening the files
listed on the command line".
Create a new toplevel window in an existing instance of gedit.
Create a new document in an existing instance of gedit.
+[num] For the first file, go to the line specified by "num" (do not
insert a space between the "+" sign and the number). If "num"
is missing, go to the last line.
Specifies the file to open when gedit starts. If this is not
specified, gedit will load a blank file with an "Unsaved Docu‐
ment" label. Multiple files can be loaded if they are separated
by spaces. gedit also supports handling of remote files. For
example, you can pass the location of a webpage to gedit, like
"http://www.gnome.org", or load a file from a FTP server, like
Display list of possible values for the encoding option and exit
Output version information and exit
If you find a bug, please report it at
Paolo Maggi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Paolo Borelli (email@example.com)
James Willcox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Federico Mena Quintero (email@example.com)
24 Apr 2006 GEDIT(1)