Kate is a multi-document, multi-view text editor by KDE. It features stuff like codefolding, syntaxhighlighting, dynamic word wrap, an embedded console, an extensive plugin interface and some preliminary scripting support.
MDI, window splitting, window tabbing
CR, CRLF, LF newline support
Encoding support (utf-8, utf-16, ascii etc.)
Regular expression based find & replace
Powerful syntax highlighting and bracket matching
Code and text folding
Infinite undo/redo support
Block selection mode
Auto completion support
Wide protocol support (http, ftp, ssh, webdav etc.) using kioslaves
Plugin architecture for the application and editor component
The packages for RHEL 8 and RHEL 7 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 8 and RHEL 7, which is why they’re listed separately below.
The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 8 with the following command: