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Le editor
Terminal text editor

LE has many block operations with stream and rectangular blocks, can edit both unix and dos style files (LF/CRLF), is binary clean, has hex mode, can edit files and mmap'pable devices in mmap shared mode (only replace), has tunable syntax highlighting, tunable color scheme (can use default colors), tunable key map. It is slightly similar to Norton Editor, but has more features.


Download version 1.14.9 (stable)
released on 20 March 2013

VCS Checkout

git clone


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey7 August 2002

Leaders and contributors

Alexander V. Lukyanov Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
General Download
Developer E-mail
Help,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use ncurses
Required to build ncurses

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 October 2013.


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