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Developer Leafpad Team
Latest version (from 23 December, 2010)
Genre Text Editor
License GNU General Public License
Website tarot.freeshell.org/leafpad

Leafpad is the standard text editor of LXDE. It is a simple, lightweight, and fast GTK+ text editor for Unix systems with few dependencies on external libraries. It is an example of computing minimalism featuring a fast, almost instantaneous startup time on most modern hardware. Recent versions support printing.


  • No tabs.; . .. ... .... ..... ...... ....... ........ ......... : tabs are fixed and unchangeable, except by kerned font.
  • No syntax coloring.
  • When a file is open in Leafpad, and you try to open it again, it will open in a new window with no warning. Any changes are lost except those made in the last file closed.

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