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How can I go back to command line? [duplicate]

When I run ipython notebook or gedit in Terminal, the command line does not appear and it stops somewhere. How can I go back to command line mode?
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Weird Text Boxes Showing in Gedit and Bluefish Editor, as well as Firefox

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Installed on my computer, I use Gedit and Bluefish for html and css edits(If theres any better ones out there let me know :) ) And for some reason apostrophes and quotes sometimes ...
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Can't get Mouse back in gEdit after Shift Key Is Pressed

By default when you type in gEdit, mouse disappears and you can get it back by moving your mouse. So, you can do whatever you want using your mouse. But when I press Shift or Ctrl or Enter and move ...
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How can I make all applications use Nemo's file selection dialog instead of Nautilus?

I switched to nemo a long time ago, because I think it's superior to nautilus in many ways. One small thing bothers me however: Whenever I want to open a document in gedit (or evince, but I'm sure ...
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How to use 22 pixel size icons for toolbars in Ubuntu 14.04

Is there a way to tell the theme engine to use 22 pixel size icons for toolbars? I like to use the FS Icon set (http://franksouza183.deviantart.com/art/FS-Icons-Ubuntu-288407674) with Ubuntu. ...
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gedit error message 8828

I wanted to edit my php.ini file, so I type sudo gedit php.ini but I got following error message: Inung ** (gedit:8828): WARNING **: Could not load Gedit repository: Typelib file for namespace ...
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What was the default font of gEdit on Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid)?

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to Lubuntu 14.04 and I installed the latest version of all the programs that I had on my previous computer. I installed the latest gEdit 3.10.4 version and a lot has ...
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Closing - not killing - gedit instances via the terminal (to save changes)?

How can I close multiple instances of Gedit windows through the command line? Some of the windows may contain changes to documents. So, I would like to be prompted to save them or not. If I use ...
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XCompose not working for high level Unicode characters

I'm trying to write some key stroke combinations into my XCompose to allow for typing cuneiform characters, which are defined in the U+12000 - U+1247F range. I've written other strange symbols into ...
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assign geany or gedit highlight to text

Is there any way to assign geany highlight to text. For example when I pass a programming code to geany. Functions color is red. The thing which I am looking for is assingning these color to text. For ...
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gedit 3.8.3 several plugins do not work

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 (and thus Gedit 3.8.3), and several plugins I was using in Gedit (like "session save" and Strl-Tab navigation throught tabs) are now unavailable. Can you help get them ...
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Unindent selected lines in gedit

I'm using the Gedit text editor. For a single line, we can simply press Backspace to remove the indentation on that particular line. How can I select several lines and unindent them all?
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Recover Untitled Document 1 from gedit

I have an unsaved document opened in gedit on Xubuntu 13.10. A bug caused gedit's main window to disappear and only the title bar is still visible, reading "Untitled Document 1". Is there a way to ...
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Gedit warning: GtkScrolledWindow is mapped but visible child GtkScrollbar is not mapped

When I use gedit, there is warning shown: (gedit:3166): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkScrolledWindow 0x236cd10 is mapped but visible child GtkScrollbar 0x2307ab0 is not mapped How can I fix it ?
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How do I install gedit-2

I want to install gEdit 2.0 on my ubuntu 12.10. The purpose is testing a plugin that seems not to have support for 3.0 or above. My current version is: vlad@computer:~$ gedit --version gedit - ...
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Compiling a C file through Gedit external tools

Is there any way to compile and run .c files by using a shortcut key using gedit? I know its possible for java and C++, and I read somewhere that it is possible to do so using scripts in external ...
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How to change Gedit embeded terminal plugin colors? [duplicate]

I am trying to use Gedit as an IDE for learning C. So far everything is working great but i have this problem: when using ls in its embedded terminal I am unable to see all the files and directories ...
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Is there a way to get Smarty syntax highlight in gedit?

I'm using smarty to develop a website and I need syntax highlighting. Currently gedit only highlights the html. Since my tpl files contains only html and smarty template functions. I've Google'd for ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Gedit error: Settings schema 'org.gnome.gedit.plugins.restoretabs' is not installed

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 screen, then closed. I have already ...
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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 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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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 ...