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kate

KDE Text Editor. More information: https://kate-editor.org/.

  • Launch Kate and open specific files:

kate {{path/to/file1}} {{path/to/file2}}

  • Open a remote document in Kate:

kate {{https://example.com/path/to/file}}

  • Launch Kate, creating a new instance even if one is already open:

kate --new

  • Open a file in Kate with the cursor at the specific line:

kate --line {{line_number}} {{path/to/file}}

  • Open a file in Kate with the cursor at the specific line and column:

kate --line {{line_number}} --column {{column_number}} {{path/to/file}}

  • Launch Kate, creating a new temporary file with contents read from stdin:

cat {{path/to/file}} | kate --stdin

  • Display help:

kate --help