An Open source Linux text editor inspired by the NortonEditor
Author: Alexander V. Lukyanov Homepage: http://freshmeat.net/projects/leeditor Source code: http://lav.yar.ru/download/le/le-1.16.3.tar.gz https://github.com/lavv17/le Family: CuaFamily LinuxEditorFamily License: Open source Platform: Linux (other unices should be possible.)
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 text with multi-byte character encoding, has full undo/redo, can edit files and mmap-able 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.
You can find lots of information about downloading and compiling this text editor at FreshMeat?'s site.