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Gwrite/Wordpad equivalent?

On 03/04/18 19:45, Ken D'Ambrosio wrote:
> Of course, Ubuntu comes with text editors and word processors -- the
> former can be extremely lightweight (or not), and the latter is
> generally extremely heavyweight.  There used to be an app in the middle,
> though -- the Wordpad equivalent, for Linux.  Pretty sure it was Gwrite,
> which seems to have ceased development in '11 or so.
> Nutshell: looking for a stupid lightweight word processor.  Don't care
> if it opens .DOC files.  Don't care if it publishes to .HTML. 
> Basically, I want a text editor with fonts and a UI, for those times
> when I don't want to trade 37.4 TB of system RAM for a few hundred words
> of proportional-spaced stuff written in a GUI on-screen.
> Anything out there?

On the rare (<1Ã?bluemoon) times I use a wordprocessor, I have found
AbiWord does pretty much what you want.