If you are trying to write python code inside of gedit, you probably want auto-tabbing. Meaning suppose you are writing a method, you type something like:
Then hit enter. The cursor goes to the next line. You naturally hit tab to write code for the method
def foo(): print 'foo'
So after print 'foo' if you hit enter, the cursor comes to the beginning of the line; it doesn't auto tab and appear under the
So I googled for plugins, and I came up with gedit-autotab. But this one was developed when gnome2 was popular. Hence I googled to find out about how to install plugins on unity and took references from here. Basically it says we have to paste the downloaded stuff into:
However I have downloaded gedit-autotab and copied the archive contents to the above folder. And it didn't work! How to get this fixed?