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Editing under Linux is basically the same as editing under Unix. Under Linux the following editors (at least) exist :

Seeing as editing is such a personal matter 1. it is not advisable to standardise on editors, every programmer should be free to make their own choice.

File names should follow the standard Unix conventions for suffixes e.g. C/C++ code must use the .c suffix, Fortran the .f suffix, include files the .h suffix and so on. Refer to the compiler man page when in doubt.

Mike Gaylard