It is a tabbed editor to save text on long time without file (in gsettings). Usefull to save temporary text along multiple working session for example.


  • 0.8.2 : Correct dbl-click management (dbl-click in editor don't onpen a new tab)
  • 0.8.1 : Add debian build information
  • 0.8.0 : Add dbl-click management to create new tabs and edit tab labels
  • 0.7.0 : Add import/export files features
  • 0.5.0 : First Public version



  • Generate debian package
  • Backup/Restore in an external file (cloud, backup, ...)


  • Optimize usage (dbl-click)
  • Add & remove tab
  • Saving title and content automaticly
  • Edit tab title
  • fully remove tab in gsettings (v0.5.0)
  • add some editing options (v0.5.0)
  • import tab from file (v0.7.0)
  • export tab into file (v0.7.0)


Installation of quickpad from source

Download from site

To download quickpad from site, go to download section. https://github.com/thepozer/quickpad

Download from Git

To download quickpad via git, type these commands in a terminal :

$ git clone https://github.com/thepozer/quickpad.git

Compile and Install

If you have got source from git, you need to do some steps before in quickpad directory :

$ ./autogen.sh

These steps generate the configure script.

If you have downloaded the source package, start here.

Now it's generics configure's steps :

$ ./configure
$ make

To install simpleedit, just type :

$ sudo make install