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Hello I'm pretty much a newbie with linux, and I have decided I want to use gedit with some addons for developing "ruby on rails" sites. The problem I'm having is that my gedit has no edit-button and i swear i can't find it anywhere. Why is that?

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what do you mean with 'edit button'? What is the functionality you're looking for? – onse Jul 18 '12 at 8:56
    
you don't need Edit button , just Start Editing, or you dont have save button ? – atenz Jul 18 '12 at 8:57
    
I need to add a color scheme and I should enter preferences. This should be under edit button – Bogdan M Jul 18 '12 at 9:11
    
In the Unity user interface, the menus appear at the top of the screen. When you mouse over the top bar, you should see the Edit menu. – James Henstridge Jul 18 '12 at 14:16
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After opening up gedit, try the following,

Alt+e

And the 'edit' drop down menu should appear unless something is really wrong.

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