Scribes is an “ultra minimalist text editor” designed to make you more productive by ‘intelligently optimizing’ your workflow.


Features include:

  • Python plugin system
  • Remote editing (ftp, sftp, ssh, samba, webdav, webdavs)
  • Snippets
  • Auto word completion/correction/replacement
  • Automatic indentation
  • Powerful text processing and manipulation functions
  • Bookmarks and smart navigation
  • Document Switcher
  • Syntax colors for over 30 languages


The latest version of Scribes can be installed using the following official PPA: –

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mystilleef/scribes-daily
  • sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install scribes

Thanks to Kota

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