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Is there a command I can run to launch gedit in fullscreen mode?

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You can use Compiz, in particular you have to activate "Window Rules" plugin and in "Full Screen" field you write class=Gedit. Hope it helps.

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There is no easy way to do this.

Gedit can be opened with the gedit command. If we look at man gedit, there is no option to launch full screen.

You can launch Gedit with the gedit command and then press F11 when it has opened but there is no command to automate this operation.

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