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I will be using linux in research and I will be looking into the source code for both the kernel and distribution.

what is the best IDE that i can use to be able to view and edit code.

thanks.
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by:Ian Meredith
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A great section of feedback with a general theme....
Notepad ++
ZendStudio
NetBeans
VIM
http://hasin.wordpress.com/2009/05/31/what-is-your-favorite-ideeditor-for-writing-code/ 
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by:dheerajniagm
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If your working platform is Linux, a combination of VIM/GVIM along with cscope and/or ctags would be the best combination.

If you are used to IDE like Visual Studio, then you can also use Anjuta on Linux.
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which ones have auto-complete features for C
i think anjuta has auto-complete

does net beans also have that feature?
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by:torimar
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Seeing that you are not a 'native' Linux developer, I'd recommend using a IDE that is cross-platform, so you'll also be able to use it on Linux and on your home platform.

In this respect, I'd suggest you take a look at:

Eclipse: http://www.eclipse.org/
       (look at their innumerable plugins: http://marketplace.eclipse.org/)
Ultimate++: http://ultimatepp.org/
Code::Blocks: http://www.codeblocks.org/
CodeLite: http://www.codelite.org/

For my personal taste, Eclipse has always been a bit too much for just an IDE. It can even be intimidating. I prefer to use a more 'manageable' environment.

Other than the IDEs mentioned, Anjuta is quite capable, and so is KDevelop, if you are running a KDE desktop.
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