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How to enter a tab charater in gedit if replacement with spaces is set up?

Some programs require tab characters to work, e.g. make requires tabs in Makefiles. If gedit is configured to replace tabs with spaces, it's painful to change the settings every time or copy a ...
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Spikes in CPU usage while using Gedit in Lubuntu from ibus-daemon and ibus-x11

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 all up to date and I have started noticing every now and then my CPU is spiking I managed to catch it in a top as shown below: top - 18:12:17 up 3:40, 5 users, load ...
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“libpeas-WARNING **: Could not find loader 'python3' for plugin” when loading a pluging in gedit

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 and I use gedit for a lot of things. I was trying to install some plugins that I use quite frequently and I came into some issues. First I installed the plugins ...
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Why does gedit require restart to change color scheme to a custom xml?

I created a custom color theme by copying, renaming, and editing cobalt.xml in /usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/styles. When I tried to add this theme via Edit > Preferences, Fonts & Colors tab, ...
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gedit highlighting “ CISCO IOS” can't find one

daily i 'm using gedit in order to configure Cisco devices is there someone who created a cisco highlighting language ??? can't find one .... and it is a loooong way creating one from scratch....
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make commercial closed app

I want to use Ubuntu to make a commercial closed app (e.g. web or mobile app); so I'm running Ubuntu while developing the app. According to this answer I should be able to do so, but I want to make ...
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How can I copy the path to the currently opened file in gedit to the clipboard?

I am trying to write a custom command in Gedit which copies the currently open and active document's path(both upto parent dir & upto file) to clipboard, as I couldn't find any gedit-plugins or ...
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How to change the gedit “Highlight current line”color?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10-gnome3.14. Here is the question. when I check the "highlight current line" check-box on the gedit, it highlight the current line, but the color is pure white I can barely see ...
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downgrade gedit from 3.10 to 3.6

I am on ubuntu 14.04 and gedit 3.10 In a previous post I asked why zencoding plugin did not work on my version of gedit. But now I realized that from this list for 3.8 ~ 3.10 zencoding is not ...
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gedit top menu invisible when started from terminal and using x11-Forwarding

Given: I'm using export $(dbus-launch) in my /etc/bash.bashrc file as I'm normally running under a non-admin user and need to su - admin to do anything dangerous. Normal behaviour: Go to dash, open ...
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Gedit not preserving extended attributes on file edit

I'm working on a project where i rely mostly on the file's extended attribute that i set when i create the file. But i'm facing problem while modifying the file. Example: When i edit a text file in ...
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Gedit does not auto-highlight .x10 files

Since I am working with X10, I got the X10 language highlighting for gedit. This works, but whenever I open an .x10 file I first have to change the "Highlight Mode" to "X10", otherwise there is no ...
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How to set gedit language to specific files

How to set gedit to open file as CSS language for .SCSS file extension?
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I need to change the Read Only in gedit to Read/Write

I am BRAND new to Ubuntu. I just installed it along with Win7 as dual-boot. I need to edit the grub file and reset the grub-timeout from 10 to 0. I have done this from the terminal with sudo gedit ...
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Sound at end of file

When looking at a file with gedit, is there a way to cause a sound e.g. a bell sound or a click when I reach the end of the file I am searching through?
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Gedit plugin for HTML tag match

Is there a Gedit plugin for highlighting HTML matching tag? If so then please suggest me. For example in this sample: <div> //div1 <div> //div2 </div> //end of div2 ...
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Something with .txt File? [duplicate]

I have stored a text as .txt while saving it in Gedit in Ubuntu 14.04. But after viewing that folder, which i have stored will have two files with that name but with 'Tilde Symbol' '~' for an ...
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Firefox Opening Pdfs in Gedit

I've just done the latest system upgrade to my ubuntu LT 14.04 and now pdfs don't open with firefox; instead they open with Gedit to give mangled nonsense. After searching around ask ubuntu I found ...
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How to open a file in text editor through terminal?

I am fairly new to Linux and using Ubuntu. I am trying to set-up a task alert everyday at a fixed time. I am using the "Scheduled tasks" software tool(I have installed this) for the same. This ...
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Warning using Gedit in Ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

I am trying to edit a file in Ubuntu 14.04, while I am doing it, an error message appears every time I am using Gedit. I tried with several files and using root and other users but in vain. I ...
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Gedit “Highlight Misspelled Words” enabled by default

I'm using gedit 3.10.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with the Spell checker enabled. At the moment, I have to enable the "Highlight Misspelled Words" option every time I open a file, even if it is the same ...
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Broken fonts Xubuntu 14.04

Something quite bizarre happened today. While I was opening a new project on Intellij 14 my fonts started to look funny on IntelliJ and on other apps like gedit. When I first installed xubuntu I ...
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Switch syntax highlighting in a Gedit file

I have a mixed latex and lua syntax file with .tex extension that has a normal tex highlighting, ignoring the lua one. Is it possible to have both at once, or have a sort of switch in the document to ...
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I need to know more about gedit I am a 10th standard student [closed]

I need to know many tags to create a beautiful webpage And please help me Ubuntu Pleasee I think through a video would be bettter
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Split screen plugin for gedit 3.10.4

I would like to split the screen in gedit in order to see simultaneously multiple files. I found this plugin https://github.com/jonocodes/GeditSplitView but after moving SplitView.plugin ...
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Internet Connection not being picked up

My dad has ubuntu installed on his PC, and up to now we haven't had any issues with it. However a couple of days ago it auto-updated to a new version of ubuntu. Looking at the details in settings, it ...
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What does this error means?

When I put the input command ; sudo gedit ~/.bashrc I got the text editing terminal screen added export PATH .... and other lines saved them. But in the command line terminal, I saw these : ...
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How to install RabbitVCS on Ubuntu 15.04?

I'm looking for an SVN GUI that integrates into the file browser (Nautilus or Thunar). So far I've only found RabbitVCS for this, but I'm having trouble installing it. Yes, there are plenty of posts ...
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Install Regex plugin for Gedit

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.I want to install Regex Search and Replace plugin for Gedit.So can some one please tell me where can I get it and install it.Any help and suggestions will be highly ...
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How to replace tabs for spaces in gedit?

If you create a file using gedit, which is configured to insert 4 spaces each time you press tab. Then for some reason you edit the file and some tabs get inserted (i.e. While editing on Windows). How ...
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Cannot open local files using Gedit over SSH

I tried to start gedit on one of my servers by running: `ssh test@test-server gedit and it runs, but it displays the filesystem of my server and not my local system. How can I get gedit to show my ...
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Fix for flickering mouse in gedit on 15.04 when unsaved changes exist?

Using ubuntu 15.04. This only occurs in gedit. And it only occurs when there are unsaved changed in gedit. When there are unsaved changes, the mouse starts flickering. Here is a video of what it ...
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gedit - show file path for recently opened files

Gedit shows the recently opened files. How do I make gedit show not only the file-names but also the file path for recently opened files? I work on a website which has an index.tcl / index.adb in ...
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How do I get my “gedit” plugin to work?

I'm trying to install a plugin for the gedit text editor that will allow for split pane viewing of files; i.e. I will be able to view multiple files side-by-side (simultaneously). The plugin came in ...
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i can not edit file even after entered root password

i want to edit actual_brightness with gedit in (/sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0) to change brightness level. my way is pressing alt+f2 then gksudo gedit then enter the password after editing the ...
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gedit snippets lost

Here's the problem: Everytime I close gedit all of my own (LaTeX)snippets are lost when I launch it for the next time. Default snippets are still available and working. What I tried so far: Restart ...
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gedit “cannot open display” , on remote OSX , using ssh - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Profile

I am getting the following error message when using ssh to log into a remote machine: gedit: cannot open display and ssh -X -l root your-machine-name does not work usage: ssh ...
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An Odd Gedit Font Problem

For some reason I can not change my font type or colour in Gedit. I tried going into preference, and choosing a colour scheme (the background changed only). I was unable to even change the font ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 gedit error cannot open display

I'm trying to fix an apache2 error (see... Why is my Apache not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04? to understand the error) but to do that I have to use gedit, now after installing gedit and ...
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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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gedit error gedit:2128

I am a beginner Linux user I use Lubuntu Core... I have been trying to add echo 9 > /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness to /etc/rc.local and every time when I change something in ...
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Gedit PHP syntax highlighting

Does anyone know how to fix this issue? I have PHP inline to HTML. There's an opening quotation and the inline PHP also has a quote, but Gedit thinks it's the closing quote for the HTML. Add this to ...
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Custom keyboard shortcuts in gedit 3.10 on ubuntu 14.04

I just upgraded my Ubuntu from version 12.04 to 14.04, now with gedit 3.10. Previously I had managed to customize some shortkeys, e.g. block commenting to Ctrl+r and block uncomment to Ctrl+t (instead ...
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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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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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Alternative for notepad++'s IndentByFold plug-in in gedit (auto-indent) [duplicate]

I have some bash script which I want to beautify/code format. In my windows system i have used notepad++'s IndentByFold plug-in to code format and beautify some php,html file etc and it worked fine. ...
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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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Syntax highlighting for Python in gedit

I'm using the default setting. I'm looking for a simple legend that says 'this color means that' or 'comments are blue, functions are green', whatever. I'd think the need for this would be painfully ...
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Gedit's slow when there're unsaved changes

THE PROBLEM: I'm finding that gedit is working incredibly slow when there are unsaved changes. The mouse-pointer flickers and typing is painfully slow. PARTIAL FIXES: As soon as I save the changes ...
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Menu bar missing in gedit

I don't know what I did in gedit (and nautilus), but menu bar gone away. Here a screenshot. Actually, menu bar changed but I like the "classic" way, with "File, Edit...". What I did wrong and how I ...