Out of the box gedit is a basic text editor, but it comes equipped with about 12 standard plugins, and another 9 readily available. In addition to this, there are a range of ‘third-party’ plugins developed to do various specific tasks, such as assist you in writing and exporting LaTeX documents! First, get all the basic plugins:
sudo apt-get install gedit-plugins`
and enable them in gedit by going to
Edit > Preferences > Plugins, and
checking the ones that you want.
Second, make sure you have all the required dependencies for the actual \(\LaTeX\) plugin: 1. The plugin is written in Python ...