Gedit is a general purpose and powerful text editor for the GNOME desktop environment, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows.
Kate is an advanced text editor for programmers.
"You can customize kate and i think you will like it better than gedit"
from question "Ubuntu 16.04 set metadada failed gedit"
"If vim seems too much by the moment i think that kate is better than gedit"
from question "C++ Code Autoformatting"