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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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How can I save an open text file in a GUI console from a text console?

I'm running the latest desktop Ubuntu, and my system seems to have frozen -- the pointer moves when I move the mouse, but nothing else is happening; even the clock is stopped. tty1-6 work just fine, ...
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Text inside files has squares with numbers in it

Some text files I come across, have little squares with numbers in them (in place of certain characters). I am unable to copy and paste these in Ubuntu, but may search and replace in gedit each ...
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Compiz reverts to desktop wall

I installed compiz and when I enter compiz --replace in terminal after switching compiz from desktop wall to desktop cube the cube works and rotates however when I exit terminal compiz reverts back to ...
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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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gedit-dash not working anymore

I followed this tutorial on getting Gedit dash installed but for some reason it doesn't work anymore. I wrote a silent script that does everything automatically: cd /tmp sudo apt-get -y install ...
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.profile recovery

I desperately need help. I added a line at the end of my .profile and now I can't login. I have tried to solve it through a Live CD, following these instructions. However, I get this message opening ...
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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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Hide debug information when running apps from the command line [closed]

Most of the time running a gtk application from the command line it starts dumping debug information to the stdout even though I put them in background. Example: ~$ gedit test.html # and ctrl+z to ...
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HighLight Text line using python script in Gedit and LibreOffice without using Plugins [closed]

I am trying to HighLight Text line using python script , but I can't find that How to highLight text Line of any word document document like Gedit ,LibreOffice etc. Can we Highlight text line with ...
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Installing new character encodings

When I open some text files that should contain šđčćž characters (Serbian latin), IE from subtitle sites, I get wrong characters è, æ... Also, when I try to save file in encoding other than utf-8 I ...
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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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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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How can I debug a bug in gedit and GTK+?

I tried to debug a bug in gedit and GTK+ but encountered a problem. What command should I put the console that it gives me the sources of both two projects? I tried apt-get source gedit ./configure ...
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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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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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recover/restore a corrupted file

My supervisor computer crashed last night, and I'm trying to help him out. He made a R script but when he tried to open it, it was empty. But for some reason the file is 7.9kb so it should not be ...
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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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Gedit causes OS crash

I'm running 12.04 on a Dell desktop (that originally came with just 10.04 installed), and when I try to drag a Gedit tab from one window to another, the entire system freezes, solvable only with a ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Use “cobalt” gedit theme on kate

Where could I find the cobalt theme for kate? Or, if there isn't, where can I obtain gedit's colors so that I can manually put them on kate creating a custom theme?
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Compiling a C file through Gedit extrernal 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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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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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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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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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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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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English grammar checkers for gedit or LibreOffice Writer?

Please let me know if there are any efficient English grammar checkers available for gedit or LibreOffice on Ubuntu 11.04.
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I can't use the terminal while gedit command is running [duplicate]

I recently installed 12.04. When I try to edit a file with gedit, I can't use the terminal until I close the editing file or I have to open a new terminal. But I think I didn't have this problem with ...
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Prevent gedit from creating files with the '~' (tilde) suffix

I have observed that in gedit if I edit a file, another file is created in the same directory (the one with the same filename and a tilde '~' suffix). The extra file remains even if I close gedit. 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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Gedit html tidy producing blank output

Trying to set this up in gedit: http://code.google.com/p/gedit-html-tidy-plugin/ I tried using the default options and also tried force-output, yet every time I tidy the html, it erases everything in ...
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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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gedit can't recognize character encoding, but gvim can

I have a lot of plain text files which come from a Windows environment. Many of them use a whacky default Windows code-page, which is neither ASCII (7 bits) nor UTF-8. gvim has no problem opening ...
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Why won't Gedit display Hebrew letters in documents, while LibreOffice works fine?

I am using Gedit and LibreOffice Writer. When I want to write in Hebrew I don't have any problem. When I download a LibreOfiice file in Hebrew I do not have any problem, either. When I download a file ...
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Cache of a file editing by gedit on a mounted FTP?

I was working on a file live by editing changes to a file on FTP by mounting the FTP on Ubuntu and using gedit to make changes. After work, I shut down my machine and now I realize that the file on ...
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How do I run executable scripts in Nautilus rather than open them in Gedit text editor? [duplicate]

When I double-click on a script in Nautilus in order to run it, the script opens in my text editor with no option to do so. Using Nautilus, how do I run executable text files and/or scripts?
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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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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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Why does gedit window open when I double-click a program file, “start-tor-browser”? [duplicate]

When I double-click the file, "start-tor-browser," the only thing that happens is a gedit window opens and displays a ton of programming code. The program does not execute. How to I make ...
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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 ...