It’s been a while (at least 4 years) since I considered using Geany as my text editor.
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Just a quick look at my current config.
Geany from Source
Interestingly, Geany is written in C, not C++.
Source is here: https://github.com/geany/geany/tree/master/src
For the most part, an easy to follow flat tree with everything.
It uses GTK+ for windowing (C), and a library called Scintilla for the actual editor (C++)? What? They mix C and C++? Huh.
# checkout and/or fork it ./autogen.sh ./configure --disable-html-docs make sudo make install
Missing various theming elements (due to my theme being a GTK3 theme).
sudo apt install libgtk-3-dev ./configure --enable-gtk3 --disable-html-docs make sudo make install
With themed elements, but they don’t seem to match the dark-theme well. Not to mention the status bar is fatter than before.
Out of the box, the theme choices for Geany are… lacking. Better themes can be found here:
To install them easily, do the following.
cd ~/.config/geany/ git clone https://github.com/geany/geany-themes.git rmdir colorschemes ln -s geany-themes/colorschemes colorschemes
Now the themes will be immediately avaliable. I’m currently using