Edit for Linux is a text editor, with a ROX-style user interface. It has drag and drop saving, search-and-replace, and multi-level undo. Edit for Linux features unlimited undo and redo, interactive searching (scrolls as you type to show the next match), powerful search and replace, with full regular expression support, syntax highlighting (if GtkSourceView is available), spell checking (if pygtkspell is available), show changes from saved version, or from a previous backup, bookmarks, word wrap, drag-and-drop saving, supports UTF-8, and allowing free use of characters from all languages.
What's new in version 2.2
Version 2.2 has added the newer GtkSourceView 2.x API and updated the French translation.