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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 ...
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Why doesn't my gedit(ubuntu 12) have an edit button

Hello I'm pretty much a newbie with linux, and I have decided I want to use gedit with some addons for developing "ruby on rails" sites. The problem I'm having is that my gedit has no edit-button and ...
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recently-used.xbel is empty and entries are never added

I'm on a fairly new install of 15.10 and I noticed in gedit that I have no list of recently opened files. "~/.local/share/recently-used.xbel" is there and writable but the contents are the following: ...
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Can Gedit also backup files like “Untitled Document 1”?

GEdit can make backups of files that have already been saved once. But can it make backups of files that I have just created, and not saved yet? Those files are typically shown as "Untitled Document ...
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Can't change gedit preferences and terminal preferences don't save

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I've just started using it for one of my college courses and instead of having all of us install Linux on our machines they had us install a virtual machine ...
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How to add custom color scheme to gedit-3.14.0

I change the xml file in the /usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/styles/ but it didn't work, and when I want to add my own scheme through the Preference --> Font&Color and it replied that "The ...
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How do I copy web clipping as Markdown?

I copy a HTML text, for instance, the first paragraph excepting from Wikipedia: Dominating set. and then paste it to gedit. The expected results are: In [graph ...
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How to debug c programs by gedit?

Is it possible to debug our programs written in c by gedit text editor ? If not, how can i do it ?
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How to activate the RabbitVCS plugin for GEdit?

I have installed RabbitVCS and its various extension on system with Ubuntu 14.04: $ dpkg -l | grep rabbitvcs ii nemo-rabbitvcs 2.8.0-1~webupd8~trusty ...
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Gtk-WARNING from gedit

Is my gedit or ubuntu installation to blame for these warnings? If so, what is the repair procedure? gedit:14294): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkScrolledWindow 0x13c2880 is mapped but visible child ...
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Open a file with gedit over ssh

I am trying to display a file with gedit, from my home, when connected to ssh in a machine of my uni. However, something is wrong with permissions. gsamaras@gsamaras:~$ ssh -X user@machine.gr ...
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Plugins not showing up at after placing files in gedit directory

I'm trying to add a plug-in on gedit to help me develop to html. I downloaded this one and followed the instructions for installing. After placed the files at /usr/share/gedit/plugins I noticed that ...
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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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GLib-GIO-ERROR: org.gnome.gedit.plugins.time

Upon starting gedit on my Ubuntu-14.04, I see the following error: (gedit:3173): GLib-GIO-ERROR **: Settings schema 'org.gnome.gedit.plugins.time' is not installed I tried the answer of Gedit ...
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How to undo changes in .profile?

I changed my ~/.profile and now I can't login. I'm new to Linux and I was trying to add adb/fastboot (android development tools) to my PATH by editing PATH in .profile. I had done a different method ...
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sudo gedit /etc/etter.conf shows empty file

when I open (etter.conf) to make some changes using the command : sudo gedit /etc/etter.con I got an empty file
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Is there a hotkey to switch between tabs in the default gedit app?

Is there a hotkey to switch between tabs in Ubuntu's native gedit app? I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. following are not working ctrl+tab, ctrl+pageup. Thanks in advance
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Gedit showing preferences option in edit menu only when I open gedit using sudo gedit

Gedit preferences option is not displayed when I open a text file by double-clicking. However, when I open gedit by using sudo gedit command from terminal, preferences option will be displayed. But, ...
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Is it possible to run GUI programs without a desktop installed?

I'm using crouton which enables me to run 14.04 on my Chromebook. I opted to not install a desktop to save disk space so used the cli-extra target when installing: sudo sh ~/Downloads/crouton -r ...
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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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Critical failure on a clean 14.04.3 while using `gedit`

On a clean installation of 14.04.3 plus more than 300MB of updates to 2016 January 2 is the following file: brian@dell:~/Documents$ ls -lat SystemRestorationNotes.txt -rw-rw-r-- 1 brian brian ...
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incorrect ownership problem [closed]

I used sudo gedit before I learned that I am supposed to use gksudo gedit. The side effect of this error is that some files change ownership. There seem to be 3 candidates in this screenshot that may ...
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Make gedit embedded terminal colours the same as the default terminal

I've just updated to 11.10 and now my embedded terminal in gedit does not match my default terminal. I hate looking at a white and black terminal. Does anyone know how to make the embedded terminal ...
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When creating a new text file, should I add a .txt extension to its name?

When I create a new document aimed at containing only plain text, I am not obliged by Ubuntu to add a .txt extension to its name. It works indeed very well: gedit opens it without problem, ...
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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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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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What's a text editor for Linux that can compile and run without the use of Terminal? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a text editor that can compile and run .java files directly, without having to use javac filename.java and java filename. Something similar would be Textpad for Windows, which uses ...
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How to open the same file twice in gedit?

On Windows most document editing applications have a Window/New window menu item to get more views on the same document. Is it possible to do the same, somehow in gedit? It seems gedit is trying as ...
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Gedit shows warning messages after launching [duplicate]

I keep getting this a long list of warning messages after launching gedit through the terminal. Example: When I type gedit in the terminal, the output is similar to this: (gedit:8369): ...
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gedit `Comment Code` plugin installed but not working

I seem to have no trouble installing gedit plugins, and in general gedit seems to be working OK. It also seems like the plugins got installed (at least to some degree) because the Comment code and ...
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Piping Terminal command to Gedit for further editing [duplicate]

I have a complex command in my terminal window which I would like to edit further e. g. echo "This is a complex command I want to edit in an editor" How can I pipe this line of code - not the ...
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Wordpress installation hiccup

I am an Ubuntu newbie attempting a wordpress install for a school project, and all was going well until I tried to use gedit to change the wp-config-sample.php My issue is when I navigate in ...
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My text is being automatically highlighted

Wherever I am typing on Gedit, my text is being automatically highlighted. For example when I type in anything the previous word is highlighted. Is there a way to change this? At line 22 it just ...
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How do I move to a new tab in gedit using the keyboard?

If I have multiple tabs open, how do I move from one to another? (Ubuntu 11.10; gedit 3.2.1)
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how to make gedit an ide?

I just wanna do all my coding stuff at one place. so I am interested to make my gedit a universal IDE. It should support at least C, C++, Java, Python, JavaScript and Markup Language. Thanks
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Is there Split Pane support in Gedit?

I know some other text editors like Notepad++ enable split pane to edit to files side by side. Is there any way I can add this functionality to Gedit?
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Some Ubuntu 13.04 applications cannot access files on MTP-mounted systems. Why?

Ubuntu 13.04 comes with MTP support to access files on newer Android devices. My Nexus 10 works OK: after plugging in, I can access the N10 files with Nautilus, and I can copy from and to the device. ...
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How to select text from random position to the first or last character in gedit?

Assuming that this feature is implemented in such an advanced text editor like gedit I want to jump from a line x with 0 < x < [# lines] and a column position y with 0 <= y <= [length of ...
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I can not do that because org->gnome->gedit does not exist in dconfChange the background color of the embedded terminal in gedit [duplicate]

The embedded terminal in gedit has a white background and I would like to change it to black as it is in the teminal. I have tried this suggestion but, the gedit key org->gnome->gedit does not exist ...
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Copy string to clipboard and display into output window simultaeneously

I am working in Ubuntu 14.04 and using Gedit. Now I have below code(running from "External Tools" menu in Gedit) to get Gedit currently opened document's path to clipboard. echo -n ...
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gedit: Mark region by searching

How can I mark a region in gedit by searching? Example: |abc abc abc abc abc ffffff abc abc The cursor is at the beginning (| char). I want to mark the area from the current cursor position until ...
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Is Gedit-3.14.2 available for ubuntu?

From where I will get gedit latest version? Current I have 3.10.4 installed on my Ubuntu version 14.10. Do we have any ppa available to download latest gedit?
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How to migrate gedit settings?

So I've just had to do a reinstall and as part of that process, I'm starting a new account to remove some of the crufty config I've built up over time. I've been fairly successful cherry-picking ...
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Unable to change pallette settings in dconf gedit terminal

I followed the thread to fix the gedit white terminal issue. How to change Gedit embeded terminal plugin colors? I'm stuck because I cannot change or delete the pallette setting in dconf. This is ...
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Gedit show text from terminal output colored

I run a script in terminal and the output printed in the terminal I also save in a text file. How can I display that text in Gedit colored similar to what I can see in the terminal? I thought there ...
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How to set encoding in gedit 3.2?

I can not display file coded with GBK. In gconf-editor of gnome 3.2 , I can not find encoding item of gedit . How to set it ? thanks
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Any Favorites/ Bookmark file plugin for Gedit 3.12 +?

I want to bookmarks files in Gedit so that I can open them easily later. There are some old plugins which used to work for older versions. But is there any working plugin for Gedit 3.12+. I am using ...
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Can't display images on localhost

I installed Apache2, MySQL, and PHP on Ubuntu. After creating my test.php file I can't see the pictures on this file. Also, I can't save files or images directly in the /var/www/html folder. I have ...
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Editor to open binary files?

I have a binary file called qkey - when I try to open it with gedit, I get an error telling me that the file is in an unknown format. Is this due to possible encryption? (it is a game stats file ...
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Opening a non-utf8 encoded text file

I sometimes need to open text files that are encoded in EUC-KR. man gedit gives: --encoding Set the character encoding to be used for opening the files listed on the ...