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I have the following packages installed:

  • gedit
  • gedit-common
  • gedit-plugins

In Ubuntu 12.04 with these packages installed all that was needed was to activate the terminal plugin and the press Ctrl+F9 to show the bottom panel. This isn't the case with Ubuntu 13.10 (Gedit 3.8.3) and I can't figure out how to do it.

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After you are sure that gedit-plugins is installed, (re)open gedit and navigate to EditPreferences and select Plugins tab. Here you must to tick Embedded Terminal. Then when you will press Ctrl+F9, a terminal will appear in bottom pane:

Embedded terminal in gedit

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I wrote in the question that this doesn't work in the Gedit version I'm using (3.8.3). Ctrl+F9 doesn't do a thing. –  Luís de Sousa Nov 2 '13 at 21:55
    
@LuísdeSousa Well, I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and that screen shoot was taken from Gedit 3.8.3. Try to reinstall Gedit. –  Radu Rădeanu Nov 2 '13 at 21:58
    
I have re-installed Gedit. Ctrl+F9 still doesn't work, but now the Tools menu is gone. How can I get it back? –  Luís de Sousa Nov 3 '13 at 8:12
    
@LuísdeSousa How did you reinstalled? Use: sudo apt-get purge gedit* to uninstall everything related to gedit. Then install using sudo apt-get install gedit gedit-common gedit-plugins –  Radu Rădeanu Nov 3 '13 at 8:31
    
I did something similar, but I tried again the way you suggest. Still I have no Tools menu nor the Bottom Panel. Is there any other version of GEdit packaged for 13.10? –  Luís de Sousa Nov 3 '13 at 17:14

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