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Using grep to search texts with single quote?

I am using gedit text editor with embedded terminal in ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to search for some text using grep. I want to search for this line of code 'type' => 'select' I tried: grep -r ...
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Customize gedit color theme as python idle

class Player(): My gedit used python idle theme so when i type this piece, 'class' show orange but 'Player' is black. so if i want change classname or function name's color into blue, what should i ...
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How to reset default app for filetype?

How can I set a filetype to always open with a specific application? In .local/share/applications/mimeapps.list there was this line - application/x-extension-jap=gedit.desktop;jalbum.desktop; It ...
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gedit external tools Build broken

I've enabled external tools in gedit and ever ytime I attempt to use the build tool either by pressing Ctrl+F8 or by clicking the menu item nothing seems to happen. It should run the make command. ...
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Gedit plugins error

i can 't run some plugin in gedit. when i run some plugin like " externaltools " program is closed and show this error in the terminal: > > (gedit:11796): GVFS-RemoteVolumeMonitor-WARNING **: ...
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Change newline character in gedit [duplicate]

So basically there is 3 types of newline characters according to operating system: Windows, MAC and Linux. Gedit is using Linux by default, but I'd like it to use Windows, so I can open the same text ...
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gedit 'broken' after update on Ubuntu 13.10

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.10. In the meanwhile I have removed the Enthought Python distribution manually because I want to start back on the 'official' packages. So I removed the python ...
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Can I change the gedit shell output colors?

With the help of (answers to) questions like Make gedit embedded terminal colours the same as the default terminal and How can I change the color of the text in a terminal embedded in GEdit? my gedit ...
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How do I update `ubuntu-themes`?

I'm super annoyed by a bug that has supposedly been fixed in "ubuntu-themes" but I am on 13.10 and I don't even see an "ubuntu-themes" package. Sooo... what package should I be looking for?
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GEDIT trying to install it on ubuntu 13.10 i386 32 bit version on Acer Z5101 [duplicate]

Hi I am trying to install GEDIT and get the following response in terminal gary@Lucifer-Black:~$ gksudo gedit /etc/pm/config.d/config The program 'gksudo' is currently not installed. You can install ...
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In gedit, what is the “file browser panel” plugin and what does it do?

The "File browser panel" plugin says "Easy file access from the side panel". What side panel? The launcher maybe? I was watching 4 Tricks to Speed Up Ubuntu - YouTube and it said to turn off this ...
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Gtk-WARNING **: Calling Inhibit failed: GDBus.Error:org

When I try to gedit some files, then I received these from the terminal window. There is already one post about this: Gtk-WARNING : Calling Inhibit failed But it is not solved. How can I solve it ?
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Why did all my gedit plugins croak on 13.10 (and how do I fix them)?

I had a nice setup going on my old laptop. I was running gedit 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 with some nice plugins: ZenCoding GDP Completion GDP Format Then my laptop died a splendid death and I bought a ...
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Problem opening Gedit Ubuntu 13.10

I have this problem while trying to open Gedit in Ubuntu 13.10: gedit: symbol lookup error: gedit: undefined symbol: g_option_context_parse_strv I reinstalled Ubuntu, and afterwards I got this ...
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Disabling gedit backup files (filename~ tilde)

How can I get the following command to change for the root user as well? gsettings set org.gnome.gedit.preferences.editor create-backup-copy false This command should disable gedit backup files. ...
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Can't open Gedit as root

When I run sudo gedit /path/to/some/random/file I get the following error ** (gedit:6262): WARNING **: Command line `dbus-launch --autolaunch=7f8731869e1c690b8205727e0000000a --binary-syntax ...
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Text Editor I can use to edit GCode?

I've been messing around with gedit and Geany which both support syntax highlighting for many languages but not for CNC/GCode. And neither have made it easy to make a custom language color scheme. On ...
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What does it mean to run gedit in standalone mode?

I was reading man gedit, when I stumbled upon this: -s, --standalone Run gedit in standalone mode. The official gedit documentation on this subject did not make me much wiser. So... ...
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Updating Gedit by compile, make and install the .tar.xz

Basic Specs - Ubuntu 13.10, Gnome 3 (session fallback), Ambiance theme, Faenza icons. I noticed i was using an outdated version of Gedit and decided it was a great opportunity to try to compile, make ...
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Gedit will not start after reboot

Here's how I found the problem. I rebooted the computer, after the installation of a new CD drive. Attempted to start gedit from the panel (Cinnamon). The icon wiggled, and a box flashed on the ...
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Gedit: execute line in embedded plugin

is there a way to execute a line from within gedit to the embedded terminal in the bottom panel? I am aware of the external tools plugin, but I could not find a working code to send the command from ...
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Gedit showing “GLib-GObject-CRITICAL etc..” after closing? [duplicate]

I got this message inside terminal every time I close geidt after saving my file. It started to happen after I installed Gnome 3.5.4 version in Ubuntu, shall I remove Gnome or the issue is something ...
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Gedit Default File Opening on SSHFS Files

When I open Gedit, and start typing a path to a file I want to edit on a SSHFS drive, if I'm not fast enough in typing and pressing enter, Gedit CHANGES what I have typed, and automatically selects ...
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how can i get plugins for gedit for zooming the text file?

i want the gedit plugin for zooming the text in file.when i clicked on the Edit-preference-plugin it shows me below message,where i couldn't find plugin.
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gedit - files in File Browser I never opened

Typically, gedit has the file or folders I've been recently working on in the File Browser on the left side of the window. Today, I opened gedit and found that it was listing things like "Pulse-(trash ...
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how to stop a script to start xampp by default in a startup

i was wondering about how to start xampp in my ubuntu 13.04 just with a script, i end up with a script that will start xampp after i start my machine automatically. what i did is : sudo gedit ...
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Will installing the gedit 3.9.3 PPA break my system because of adding GNOME 3 staging?

I would like to get the new gedit version, but you have to add the GNOME3 Staging PPA and I've heard that GNOME 3.10 can/will cause issues with Unity, as I read here: Now – and it’s important ...
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Installing gedit 3.11.2

I am trying to install gedit 3.11.2 from: https://git.gnome.org/browse/gedit for some reason, it does not work on my ubuntu 13.10 the file ./configure is not found. i followed the steps in the ...
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How to change gedit action for URL drag from Firefox (link copy instead of downloading source code)?

What I want to do is from Firefox drag the desired link to a gedit window and let the URL be pasted instead of downloading a source code (as now gedit does). Actually I'd appreciate any faster way to ...
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gedit terminal palette issues, again

I'm on ubuntu 12.04/precise with GNOME 3.4.2, running an XFCE 4.8 desktop. I have gedit 3.4.1 with terminal plugin 3.3.4. I'm trying to set my colour scheme to 'solarized dark'. In the screenshot ...
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Text editors need root access to work correctly

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, and I have a problem with 3 text editors - Geany, Gedit and Sublime Text. These 3 editors cannot access most of their menu items, including Open file and Save file. The only ...
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A: What is the hotkey (shortcut) for change current gedit tab?

How to change current gedit tab without using the mouse?
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(gedit:28533): EggSMClient-WARNING **: Failed to connect to the session manager: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported

Whenever I run gedit in ubuntu 12.04 terminal I get the following error; root@heena:/# gedit boot.txt ** (gedit:28533): WARNING **: The connection is closed (gedit:28533): EggSMClient-WARNING **: ...
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gedit vs log files

my default editor is gedit and while opening only kern.log and ufw.log I got following error: There was a problem opening the file /var/log/kern.log. The file you opened has some invalid ...
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Mousewheel does not work in gedit

I have uninstalled overlay-scrollbar. But in gedit mouse-wheel does not work when scrolling. In other gnome and kde programs mouse-wheel works well; it is disabled just in gedit. I open it in kde ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to obtain a non-breaking hyphen?

I am writing Pandoc Markdown in the gedit text editor. From time to time, I need a non‑breaking hyphen. (By the way, the hyphen in the previous sentence is one!) So far, I have been copying ...
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Why does Gedit create *~ files? [duplicate]

Whenever any file is edited with Gedit it creates a new hidden file with the same name and a "~" in the end. Why does Gedit create such a file? How to prevent Gedit from creating such files?
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How to re-enable wordwrap in gedit?

In previous versions of Ubuntu, gedit had a wordwrap option available in the menu option Edit -> Preferences -> View -> Enable text wrapping. But in Ubuntu 13.10, I don't see a Preferences menu ...
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Why am I unable to load python gedit plugins?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.03 with 3.5.0-44-generic kernel. Python 2.7 and 3.2 are installed. However, whenever I try to enable gedit plugins (python ones, like Bracket completion or Code comment) I ...
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Why gedit is not opening a file from terminal?

I've a Ubuntu 12.04 VPS with no graphical environment installed. In that VPS, I'm trying to open a file from terminal using gedit with this command gedit config/database.yml But unfortunately it ...
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How do you make Gedit an html editor? [closed]

How do you turn Gedit into an html editor? I want to write html but have trouble finding a reliable editor/interpreter/Compiler...
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I'd like to open Gedit files in a web browser like Firefox

I'm a Drupal/WordPress developer, and I use Ubuntu for editing PHP, HTML, javascript and CSS files. I typically work with a local XAMPP stack with staging copies of my production environments. I'd ...
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Problems changing contents of bashrc?

I have installed NS2 (using Ubuntu 13.04) Tried to update Path and Library Path using command gedit .bashrc but getting the following error. ** (gedit:3732): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to ...
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gedit and ssh “ImportError: No module named 'cairo'”

Short description: I want to run an instance of gedit, provided by my Ubuntu 13.10 "Server" on another Computer. It works via ssh -X, but some plugins cannot be installed (in my case it is ...
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gedit R plugin not working after upgrade to 13.10

I recently upgraded to 13.10, and my R plugin for gedit is no longer working. When I go to gedit->preferences->plugins and try to enable "R integration", I have little red error symbol and a message ...
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Printing 2 sides per page does not work anymore since update to 13.10

I used to often print documents with 2 pages per side to save paper. Since I have updated to Ubuntu 13.10, this no longer works properly. The problem seems to be with the rotation. Because if I ...
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Unment dependencies when installing Gedit

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. Gedit is gone, and when I try to install it again I get a dependency error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gedit : Depends: gedit-common (< 3.9) but ...
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Gedit 3.8.3 in Ubuntu 13.10 Editor Width Issue

Not sure if I have a wrong setting or something, but seems like the editor width is larger than its container, and it is ignoring/hidding the overflow. If I make the window wider, like two horizontal ...
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Stop .py opening in gedit?

I have been trying to get a .py file to open in the interpreter instead of in gedit and feel like i'm banging my head off a wall. I have selected "Allow executing file as program" in Permission (it ...
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Gtk-WARNING : Calling Inhibit failed

I was trying to use gedit, when I came across the following problem: myPC@TM77:~$ sudo gedit /etc/pm/config.d/config (gedit:12512): IBUS-WARNING **: The owner of /home/myPC/.config/ibus/bus is not ...