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Favourite Linux IDE?
Ben D commented on 25 November 2016 at 3:49 pm UTC

ColomboCan you suggest me lightweight IDE that has that whispering and documentation? (and autocompletion)?
Atom ( is very clean and lightweight, and supports quite a lot of features through extensions.

Mashard4 commented on 30 November 2016 at 5:10 am UTC

Sublime Text 3 works great for me.

wojtek88 commented on 30 November 2016 at 8:08 am UTC

I use IntelliJ IDEA for all my Java work and I wouldn't change it for any other IDE.

Eike commented on 30 November 2016 at 11:45 am UTC

I'm using (if I find time and motivation after programming on Windows at work) Eclipse CDT.

edo commented on 30 November 2016 at 6:50 pm UTC

Netbeans is my favorite, definitely. I just have to add a GTK UI configuration to make it looks nice and it make it alot better

SeeK commented on 30 November 2016 at 11:13 pm UTC

Wow.... surprised nobody has mentioned Codelite.

I've used just about every text editor & IDE out there, Codelite is what I've stuck with.

Trump commented on 12 December 2016 at 5:23 pm UTC

For quick or small projects I tend to use Nano with tmux + other crap. Other times I use

StackMasher commented on 15 December 2016 at 1:38 pm UTC

xed, make, and gcc

amatai commented on 15 December 2016 at 1:54 pm UTC

I use vim too on a daily basis. I'm surprised so few people here use it.

Corben commented on 19 December 2016 at 4:00 pm UTC

I used to work with Eclipse, but it felt heavy and getting slower with each update. At work we have a special version of micro emacs, which still is an IDE, as you can compile your C programs from it and jump into the code when having errors.
For minor changes on text files, I just use vim... but meanwhile my favorite editor is Sublime Text 3.
I've found a video tutorial online, called Perfect Workflow with Sublime Text, and that showed my how awesome Sublime Text is.
Meanwhile might be also quite similar, or even Microsoft's Visual Code... but I still stick with Sublime Text, as I payed the license fee (imho it's totally worth it) and got so used to it, that I don't want to have any other editor again.
It lacks some features big IDEs have, but I can get along with that.

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