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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Mouse-scroll does not work in gedit [closed]

Since the update to 13.10 scrolling in Gedit does not work anymore. Anywhere else it does. It could be related with Bug #1240957 “Scrolling behaviour and window focus has changed a...” : Bugs : ...
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Gnome 3 - Gedit 3.10 Any Auto session saver plugin?

I am on Ubuntu 13.10 Gnome shell 3.10.I want to automatically restore tabs in gedit that were open in previous session (without any manual work) - Just like a web browser - FF/Chrome. Any such ...
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Where are gedit's preferences?

This is incredibly weird. I don't see "preferences" in any of my gedit menus. I'm running Version 3.8.3. All I want to do is show line numbers, but I can't do that without preferences. Where the heck ...
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use tree to make sitemap

Time For my daily Ubuntu lulz. i went to make a site map using "$tree public_html/ > tree.txt" ok, looks good in gedit. put that in my site.. and all the pipes and dashes are garbage. .. have a look ...
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Where does gedit store it's plugin configuration and preferences? [duplicate]

I have gedit-plugins installed for gedit on my previously broken system. On the new system, I want to restore gedit from my backed up home directory. I will like to know! Where does gedit store it's ...
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Custom Russian Phonetic Keyboard

I tried to custom Russian phonetic keyboard through Terminal. To do this I wrote: cd /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ then: sudo gedit ru The document " ru (/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols) - gedit " appeared ...
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How to activate the Gedit terminal plugin on Ubuntu 13.10?

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 ...
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Warnings while launching gedit from the Ubuntu terminal

I am facing these warnings while launching gedit from my terminal. Eventually gedit starts, but with these lines of warning every time when I launch gedit: (gedit:3830): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing ...
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How to enable mouse wheel scroll of tabs in gedit? [duplicate]

In gedit, one used to be able to use the mouse wheel to scroll through all the tabs opened. Now the function is gone. (mouse wheel working very fine, scroll through tabs still working on earlier ...
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show C output in gedit's embedded terminal

I use gedit to write simple C code (learning basic C now). There is a plugin to embed terminal into gedit, like: I want to have a shortcut key, say F5 to compile the current .c file (gcc -o ...) ...
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Enable line numbers in gedit

I can't find how to enable the line numbers, current line highlight, and other goodness in 13.10.
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Gedit external tools plugin failed to load

I had gedit configured with some plugins but after upgrading to 13.10, every time I go the gedit Plugins and try to load the external tools I get a message saying: Failed to Load. Not sure how to fix ...
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Is it just me or are the gedit plugins in 13.10 incomplete?

The update went smooth but all my saved sessions from gedit in 13.04 are gone. I'm trying to figure out if those just weren't ready for prime time and were left out or if this is a system problem. ...
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gedit-developer-plugins on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

I've installed gedit-developer-plugins on a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander I've lauched gedit (from the terminal) but when I turn a GDP plugin on (in this case GDP Find) I get the following ...
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Some Bash questions for a newbie

I am studying Bash, but there are some things that are not explained in my book. First I'll post a script, and then I will ask questions going through scripts. Bash Script: $ cat sortmerg ...
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Is this a bug in gedit or a corrupted file?

I tried to open file 10.txt in http://www.ohjelmointiputka.net/tiedostot/mpera.zip by Gedit. However, there seems to be some problems. Is this a bug of a Gedit or is that file somehow corrupted? A ...
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Wildcards in gedit

Is there a way to use wildcards in gedit's search and replace function? I really don't want to have to install anything or try or have to figure out how to use a 3rd party plugin—I installed the ...
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How to change the default highlighting of gedit for a specific extension

Everytime I open a .m file, gedit associates Octave highlighting to it. I would like to change the default behavior to Matlab. How can I, in general, change the default highlighting that gedit gives ...
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gedit plugin to highlight all instances of selection

Using gedit 3, I've tried multiple plugins to highlight all instances of the current selection (a la Notepad++): https://code.google.com/p/smart-highlighting-gedit/ ...
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Nautilus, gedit etc - remeber windows position [duplicate]

How to force nautilus and gedit (and practically all program's windows on ubuntu) to always remember their window position? When i start another nautilus window, it is randomly placed on different ...
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GEdit runs with unsaved empty document [closed]

In the last few days gedit has started behaving quite weird. Every time I open it, it has an unsaved, empty document, even if I open some code file (so as a result, instead of opening my file ...
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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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how to make gedit align tab-separated values like it's a table? [closed]

I have a file like this: and i want it to be displayed like this: without adding extra tabs or spaces. Is it possible with gedit? Is it possible with something else?