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When ever I minimise or Alt+TAB from the text editor Gedit, it disappears from Unity and from alt tabbing. I can open a new instance of it from the menu, but all previous work is lost. How can I fix this?

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What text-editor are you using? –  jokerdino Apr 8 '12 at 10:27
    
What happens when you try to run it from the terminal? Is there any output? –  Exeleration-G Apr 8 '12 at 10:42
    
I am using gEdit and when I run it from the terminal I do get the previous instance with my work back. But it still disappears from Unity. –  Harris6310 Apr 8 '12 at 10:57

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I had the same problem and I just updated the system. maybe it could work for you.

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I am using 11.10. –  Harris6310 Apr 8 '12 at 11:26
    
i meant checking for updates. –  speedox Apr 8 '12 at 11:28
    
There is no updates to install. –  Harris6310 Apr 8 '12 at 11:31
    
try unlocking the application from the launcher then locking to the launcher. –  speedox Apr 8 '12 at 12:20
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This is really a comment, not an answer to the question. Please use "add comment" to leave feedback for the author. –  belacq Aug 19 '12 at 17:55

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