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How do I make Geany my default editor on Ubuntu?

I actually want to change the default text editor on my Ubuntu 12.04 from nano to Geany. When I used this code: update-alternatives --config editor .. I don't see Geany in the list. So to add ...
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How to edit ISO Images (Including Bootable ISOs)

I am looking for tools for Ubuntu that can be used to EDIT ISO Images. Including ISO images that are bootable like Ubuntu and Windows ISOs. Not only edit but save the edited ISO and can still boot ...
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Edubuntu Menu Editor - Profile Manager Problem

I have just loaded Edubuntu 14.04.1 on three PCs that I'm setting up for a new school. Thanks to another post I was able to get the Edubuntu Menu Editor - Profile Manager loaded and running. ...
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Opening .int files in ubuntu

I recently moved to ubuntu 14.04.1 from windows 8.1. I am part of a translating crew, and ı translate a game now i have the files as .int at windows ı was using notepad++ in ubuntu ı tried some ...
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Unable to run gedit as a different user

I login as user 'foo' and if I am able to run gedit and edit files in my Ubuntu 12.04 machine with a DISPLAY setting as :0 If I "su - bar" and then try to edit files, I get a no protocol specified ...
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key mismatch in vi editor

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 lts in my acer laptop. All the functions are working except vi editor. When I try to enter some text using vi editor,the responces are mismatching. For example when I ...
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go on the line where a variable define on any editor

Is there any add-on or ability on geany or any known linux editor for this purpose : when you click on one variable . The mouse coursor goes to when it initialize. My code is c language. what I am ...
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How to copy paste contents in VI editor?

I tried using CTRL + V for pasting contents in a VI editor document, but CTRL + V is not interpreted as a paste.
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Add notes on Geany

I have a code to which I do not like to add my comments and notes. But I need the ability to add my notes on that. So is there any thing to do that on Geany or do you need any another editor to do ...
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How to switch the editor in mc (midnight commander) from nano to mcedit?

Using ubuntu 10.10 the editor in mc (midnight commander) is nano. How can i switch to the internal mc editor (mcedit)?
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Audio editor that can add an echo effect

I want to know which is the best audio editor for Linux based operating systems because I have many religious poems which are to be edited and enhanced with echo. Can anyone suggest me an audio ...
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Basic Photo Editing tool suggestions [duplicate]

Well I'm not a photographer and I'm kind of noob at editing photos. xD I need something basic and free. Like I'll crop, resize, maybe use paint brush. Also I need blur tool so that I can blur native ...
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ubuntu terminal is not working properly in vi editor

Recently I installed ubuntu in my laptop for using c programming. but when I open the terminal and typed vi test.c, It open it but it will not work properly. when i pressed backspace it will not work ...
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Best editor for ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Dreamweaver HTML editor replacement? Hello Can anybody suggest me the best editor for ubuntu(9.10) for programming purpose like dreamweaver.and also the ...
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activate dead key “^” in German keyboard

I am Using a German keabord (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/36/KB_Germany.svg) on Ubuntu. As I always write latex mathematical formula with "kile" editor, this key "^" for exponent, ...
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Text editor with syntax highlighting, theme support and codee folding

I like Notepad++ under Windows. I was wondering if there are some similar ones for Ubuntu? Or just the powerful and convenient one in your opinion. Features that I like are: syntax highlighting for ...
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Hex Editor With Writing to HDD's

I was wondering if any of u guys know a good hex editor for writing to HDD's and reading ofcourse. I've tried wxHexEditor, but it seems it doesn't have the ability to write new stuff to the HDD ...
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PDFill Editor Issue with Editable/Fillable Form Previously Created in Word

PDF document needing to remain in Adobe 9.5 not allowing editing/filling with PDFill Editor after purchase & converted it from original Word form? Have tried almost everything I can find or think ...
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Nano save to stdout (or an inline editor for terminal)

Is there a way of saving nano to stdout? Or an inline editor for terminal? I mean, I would like to do things as for example, editing an interactive php script like (from terminal): $ php ...
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ONIX metadata editor for Ubuntu

There is widely used metadata system in book industry called ONIX for Books. Basically, ONIX metadata is just XML file. There are some commercial solutions for Windows and Mac OS X like ONIX EDIT or ...
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MP3 Tag editing with an encrypted home directory

Why can MP3 tag editors not access my encrypted home directory? I've tried EasyTAG, puddletag, and MP3 Diags... It seems to be a permission issue, but Banshee can play/edit my music files no ...
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How do I use Kate's text filter plugin for macros?

I've been through just about every editor on Linux (gedit, geany, vim, gvim), and decided that kate works best for me. However, it doesn't easily support macros, and I need to do a search and ...
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How do I stop XML Copy Editor from crashing when opening a file? [closed]

I tried installing XML Copy Editor, and whenever I try to open an XML file in it, it crashes. It seems like it just shuts off, as though I clicked close, because it doesn't generate and error log. How ...
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I find a advanced video editor for Ubuntu

I need a video editor which has the next functions: move the video (like move tool on gimp) resize the video (like scale tool on gimp) rotate the video (like rotate tool on gimp) and color ...
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OpenShot Video Editor doesnt starts

I downloaded OpenShot Video Editor. After the installation was finished I tried to open it. But after the icons animation (you know with the flashing) ended. Nothing happened. I tried it more times ...
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How to turn off geany message window by default?

I use geany to do simple text editing and viewing. But its message window takes half the area and is useless for me. I want to turn it off when I run geany. I know there is a command option ...
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Light-weight web development editor [duplicate]

I have just started using ubuntu and I want to continue developing my website however I realised notepad++ isn't Linux compatible and I was wondering is there something similar to notepadd++ that ...
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How to set default editor in 13.04? [duplicate]

None of this, this nor this worked in setting my default editor. Haven't tried this, I'm afraid it won't work either. So how do I set the default editor to emacs or possibly emacsclient in 13.04 ...
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Are there any GUI man page editors are available?

I find the man page format extremely painful to write. Is there a GUI (WYSIWYG or WYSIWYM) editor available to make this task easier? I'm hoping for an application that is to man pages as Kompozer is ...
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Why Kodos is not part of the available packages in Ubuntu Quantal 12.10?

I'm running the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu Quantal and I've used extensively Kodos, a user friendly regex editor. It seems that for some reasons, this package has been deleted from the Ubuntu Quantal ...
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How to set NetBeans as a default editor in FileZilla

When I open any php, html, or css files FileZilla opens them in GEdit. Instead I would like FileZilla to open them in NetBeans 7.3. I would like to set NetBeans as the default editor in FileZilla. ...
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Is there a document editor with revision control

I'm looking for a document editor (or software) that 'create a revision' every time a file saves (if there are changes). It's preferred to show the difference in a nice way. Something like a ...
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Dolby editor required? [duplicate]

I have Dolby home theatre given with my acer laptop inbuilt. Windows was given with a dolby editor to control the audio how to get the dolby editor in ububtu???
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Any editor that does autocompletion in Ubuntu?

Is there any editor/IDE(or a plugin for an existing editor like Vim or GEdit) that does auto-completion of many languages (not just C++)? Aptana does only HTML/CSS/JS and Code::Blocks does only C++ (I ...
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Issues about insalling Cinelerra video editor?

In order to install Cinerella I typed in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cinelerra-ppa/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinelerra But after last command typed, my computer gives ...
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Edit Audio: Delete a 6+2 channel audio to 2 Channel only

So there are a lot of AVI files who have 2 audio files embedded. I want to remove the 6 channels and only keep 2 channels because i want it to play on my XBOX360. On windows this task is very easy as ...
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Recommendation for Regex editor?

I asked for recommendations for Regex editors on stackoverflow a while ago. Following is one of the replies: What is "good" depends on what is most useful to you. For me, though, these are ...
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I can't save my vim file?

I'm new in VIM editor, and i want to know how to save a file after editing, i entered :x after finishing my modification, but nothing is happening !! so where should i put this command :x to be ...
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Copy paste buffer configuration best practices

There are two copy/paste buffers in Ubuntu: ctrl+c, ctrl+v and alt+ins, shift+ins mouse select and click on selected text. That buffers often appears to mix up, and second buffer doesn't work in ...
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Change SciTE background colour when Find highlights the word I'm looking for?

I'm using SciTE. I'd like to change the background colour to something very bright that's easy to spot. Any ideas/suggestions? Thanks so much.
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Really Good Video Editor for Linux [duplicate]

I need to find out about a good movie editor. I need one that has a lot of features. Any ideas?
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PDF editor to change font size

I have some e-books in PDF and Kindle, but the font is too small to read on it. I want to make fonts larger in PDF files so that the pictures and other stuff in it is unchanged (therefore I cannot use ...
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How can I customize Vim for web development and programming?

I tried already to find something for my question in [askubuntu.com] , but nothing was answering my needs. So, what i want is build vim as a very powerful and useful editor for html,css, javascript, ...
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Dreamweaver-like HTML editor for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver? I'm trying out Ubuntu 12.04 after a long run with OS X, and was wondering if there was an HTML (and CSS and PHP) ...
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Simple editor with colored fonts

For my four year old son I need a text editor. He has an old laptop (with Ubuntu, no internet connection) and loves to type. We need the following: easy changing of font colors; best if there are ...
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Can't install Gphpedit

Why can I not install Gphpedit? I get these errors: Failed to fetch //http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/w/webkit/libjavascriptcoregtk-1.0-0_1.8.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1_amd64.deb 404 Not Found ...
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PhotoShop alternative for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Alternative to Photoshop or Paint.NET Hello. I am working in Ubuntu. I want to do some editing and drawing. On Windows I was using Adobe PhotoShop like software. Now I ...
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Bind Ctrl+Right to nextword in nano (as it is in all other apps)

And likewise Ctrl+Left to prevword. I read the man page of nanorc and found bind key function menu So the line bind ^Left prevword main would be what I want, the problem is that nano only ...
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Is there an equivalent to MacRabbit's cssedit on Ubuntu?

If there is an emacs pluggin that would give me similar functionality, that would be welcome as well. Thanks!
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Editor with Code Completion for SDL

Is there a code editor that offers code completion and shows the function prototype for SDL? I ask for an automatic completion like in Notepad++, that shows functions list after like 3 characters ...