Is mousepad defunct?
Todd And Margo Chester
toddandmargo at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 00:27:35 CEST 2011
On 06/03/2011 02:25 PM, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 03.06.2011, 13:01 -0700 schrieb Todd And Margo Chester:
>> Hi All,
>> I just installed Xfce 4.8 from EPEL on Scientific Linux 6. I noticed no
>> Mousepad. Is Mousepad no longer maintained?
> We decided to not ship it and use leafpad instead until there is a new
> release of mousepad that does not rely on xfprint to print. ATM mousepad
> development is pretty much stalled, but it is not dead and I'm looking
> forward to see a new version at some point.
> For more information, please refer to Nick's mail at
The feature in Mousepad that I can not do without is the
ability to save text files in "CR+LF" format for things I
need to support in the Windows world. And, if I want to
print, I have always had to reopen in "gedit" to print.
Oh and as I am writing this, I yum'ed leafpad and it allows
for "CR+LF" too. And, it finds all my CUPS printers. So,
I just learned to live without Mousepad. Thank you!
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