WordGrinder: A Command Line Based Word Processor for Ubuntu Linux
WordGrinder is a simple , lightweight Unicode-aware word processor that runs in the command line interface and supports . It provides very clean , easy-to-use interface with uncluttered display to make your job done easily. It is available for Windows and Unix users.
Some of the main features of WordGrinder are mentioned below.
- Single and double width Unicode character support.
- User friendly Menu system which can be accessed from keyboard shortcuts as well.
- Character and paragraph style support.
- HTML import and export feature.
- Multiple documents in the single file
- LaTeX and Troff export feature.
- Small and efficient codebase
You learn more about its features by visiting its homepage from the link given at the end of the post. You can install WordGrinder in Ubuntu 12.04 , Ubuntu 11.10 , Ubuntu 11.04 , Ubuntu 10.10 and Ubuntu 10.04 by running the following commands in the terminal.
sudo apt-get install wordgrinder
Once installed, you can launch Wordgrinder by running the following command in the terminal.
To open an existing document, run the following commands in the terminal
Where , <documentname> is the name of the existing document either in plain text or HTML.
WordGrinder does not have support for documents in LibreOffice formats as well as Word formats.
Remember, the menu bar in the wordgrinder is hidden by default. To open the menu bar , you have to press Esc key or Alt + m key. You can use right arrow key to navigate to the sub menus and left arrow key to close those sub menus.