5 Commands Linux Text Editors
Vi / Vim Editor vs gEdit vs Nano vs gVim vs Eclipse vs Emacs

Vim won by a huge margin and I dont think this is surprise to anybody. If you are new to any of the Linux text editors listed in the top 5, read the rest of the article to understand little bit more about those editors.

Fig: Favorite Linux Text Editor Voting Results
1. Vim Editor

Vim 101 Hacks eBook contains 101 practical examples on various advanced Vim features that will make you fast and productive in the Vim editor.
2. gEdit Editor

gedit is the default text editor for the GNOME desktop environment. This is a UTF-8 compatible text editor.
Home Page: http://projects.gnome.org/gedit/

Latest Stable Release: 2.26.2

Written in: C, Python

Operating System: Cross-platform

Read more about gEdit at Wikipedia

3. Nano Editor

Home Page: http://www.nano-editor.org/

Latest Stable Release: 2.0.9

Read more about Nano editor

4. gVim Editor

Home Page: http://vimdoc.sourceforge.net/htmldoc/gui.html

gVim is the graphical version of the famous Vim editor

5. Emacs Editor

Home Page: http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/

Current Stable Release: 22.3

First Release of Emacs was in the year 1976

Written in C and Emacs lisp

Operating System: Cross-platform

Read more about Emacs Editor at Wikipedi