Multi-document, multi-view text editor
Kate is a powerful text editor that can open multiple files simultaneously.
With a built-in terminal, syntax highlighting, and tabbed sidebar, it performs as a lightweight but capable development environment. Kate's many tools, plugins, and scripts make it highly customizable.
Kate's features include:
Multiple saved sessions, each with numerous files
Scriptable syntax highlighting, indentation, and code-folding
Configurable templates and text snippets
Symbol viewers for C, C++, and Python
XML completion and validation
- Versions: 22.04.3
- Website: https://kate-editor.org/
- Licenses: GPL 2+ · LGPL 2.0
- Package source: gnu/packages/kde-utils.scm
- Builds: See build status
- Issues: See known issues
Install the latest version of
kate as follows:
guix install kate
Or install a particular version:
guix install email@example.com
You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the
guix shell documentation for more information.