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Sublime Text 2 won't open after install [duplicate]

I just installed Sublime Text 2 using this guide modified for Xubuntu 12.04. After following the instructions, logging out and back in, Sublime was in my application list but it won't open. When I ...
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Text editor where unsaved files can be recovered after computer crash?

I use Text Editor to draft emails and other messages. Not files that I want to save, just drafts. Problem: When my computer crashes (happens often recently), I loose the drafts. Is there a text ...
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How can I change the encoding of a subtitle file?

I downloaded a Greek subtitle for a movie, and this is what I see when I open it with Gedit. Subtitle works great on VLC, all perfect. But what if I want to edit this subtitle with some Greek ...
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How to install Emmet with gedit text editor in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I came to know about emmet plugin. Which is really awesome for writing markups. As I am a developer I am using gedit with zencoding plugin to write markup easily. Now as I ...
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Autokey prints strange BS characters in PgAdmin3 on Ubuntu

I'm using Autokey 0.90.1 on Ubuntu 12.10. I would like to use Autokey in PgAdminIII (1.14.2). I have the following defined (abbreviation -> phrase): ts -> Test phrase number one! tst -> Test ...
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make Kile default for tex files [duplicate]

I re-installed Ubuntu due to some issues but before the re-install, I was able to make my default tex editor by going into properties, other apps, and selecting Kile. Now Kile isn't an option to ...
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Text editor that can wrap text in predefined HTML tags like Notepad++

I'm new to Ubuntu and am trying to figure out some things. In Notepad++ it is possible to use WebEdit plugin and define keyboard shortcuts for different HTML tags. E. g. "Ctrl + p" can wrap the text ...
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sed/awk make lines starting with lower characters be merged to previous line

Here is what I have This is a sample text How to do it ? I need the output to be: This is a sample text How to do it ? In addition, how can I achieve the same with: This is a sample text How ...
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sed/awk - remove all tags except only two tags and plain texts

here is a sample for my text file: <w:r><w:t> <w:r w:rsidR="00D171FD"> <w:t></w:t> </w:r><w:r> <w:t xml:space="preserve"> This is a sample text ...
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What plaintext editor with math symbols integration is available?

I am looking for a text-editor with full unicode-math support. Plaintext math entered and rendered properly. I am not expecting typographical features and symbol-repositioning like LaTeX, but at least ...
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How do I open a text file in my terminal?

There is a file named RESULTS.txt and I want to open this file in my terminal. (I mean I want to see the file contents be displayed in the terminal and not in some text editor) How do I do that ?
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Copy text in Libre Office Writer

If I have a Writer document that is a numbered list of instructions, and I highlight a chunk of text, or even just a single word in a line of the list, and copy it to the clipboard, go to another ...
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install koma-script for texworks on ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the latest TeX Live 2012? I was updating my resume and since I had recently switched to using Ubuntu and Latex I decided I would rewrite it in this ...
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Increase the font size in text editor of ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu10.10, the text editor font size are very small.I searched in the menu bar, no option in the text editor to increase the font size . Or if not any shortcode to increase the zooming ...
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Running text editor as sudo uses another config

I've created a Nautilus Action to edit files as sudo (gksudo) and the text editor that opens the file is always using a different configuration from the normal user. The same thing happen when I run ...
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How do add a new line when an expression is found in a text file?

I have the page source of a website but the links that I need are clumped together. How do I separate each link, one link per line, if they all start with href?
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GUI for the diction tool

I just stumbled upon the excellent diction tool. It's great to check the writing style of my LaTeX files, the problem is, however, I can only use it through the command line. The output, while being ...
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Overlay text editor?

I find myself often taking quick notes. E.g. jotting down what files I have edited etc, or a quick reminder. For this I just have a gedit window open to which I alt + tab, and then apply "always on ...
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White text on white background in selections after fresh install in vm

I freshly installed Kubuntu 12.04 in my Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 7. Everything works fine except, that if I select any text in many applications (for example Bluefish-Editor) the background is ...
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How can I keep two different font sizes on two different documents?

I am using Xubuntu and I need to keep document A with font size 8 and B with with font size 12. If I save A with font size 8, this switches the font size to 8 for all the other documents, including B. ...
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Qute — Worthy or what's its analogue?

Friends, I wanted to use Qute on my Ubuntu 12.04. There are a couple of problems: It relies on a dead project. One has to compile the files there. The question now is: is it worth the pain to ...
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Open terminal output in sublime2

I want to open the output of terminal commands in sublime2. e.g. when I do $ list , it lists all files/folders in terminal. I want that when I run this command a temporary text file should be created ...
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How to open a file when 'vi' reports it is already open?

For some reason, when I am trying to edit vi .profile, the terminal keeps telling me that I already have the .profile in the edit mode. E325: ATTENTION Found a swap file by the name ".profile.swp" ...
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Code Editor Similar to Coda

Hi I am looking for a code editor similar in interface and features to coda. Mainly I do not want a program that looks like it has not been updated since 1900's. I am trying out Sublime but am hopping ...
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How to paste text from Vim editor to browser?

I need to copy text from vim to web browser since I'm not able to use gedit as I'm opening an sql file. How do I get this done?
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How Do I update Sublime Text 2?

I have Sublime Text 2 installed and I have it configured to my liking. There is a newer version of Sublime Text 2, but I have put off downloading it since I do not want to loose my configuration. I ...
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Is there a good text editor for VHDL(GHDL)?

I would appreciate very much if someone could recommend me a good text editor for VHDL.
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Document tabs in texmaker

Is there any way to get texmaker to display the currently open documents in tabs (like every other program) instead of a drop down menu?
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What editor is as good as TextPad for compiling and running Java programs?

I want an editor that is as good as TextPad (for Windows) for compiling and running Java programs on Ubuntu 12.04. Please suggest one.
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JSLint/JS Formatter for Kate

I recently switched from Win7 and Notepad++ to Ubuntu and Kate. Everything seems ok, except that I am missing JS Lint and JS Format plugin of Notepad++ on my Kate. The docs are not that much helpful. ...
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Edit 100MB+ file

I have captured some traffic with Wireshark and saved the result as a file. The file has 3 sections now: request headers response headers response body The response body is to become an flv file, ...
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How to use Sublime Text 2 as Quickly default editor?

I used this answer to change the editor used with quickly and it worked, however now,when I type quickly edit the command line stays on the open and does not allow me to enter other commands as long ...
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How can i disable autohiding of the top panel in scribes?

I liked the scribes text editor very much. But the auto hiding feature of the top panel is annoying. How can I get rid of if. or Can i disable auto hiding of top panel in scribes?, How?
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How does run option in geany text editor work?

I have seen the run option (F5) in the Geany text editor. If I run an HTML file it opens a browser and in case of php code it will show all the html content on the terminal. I was wondering what ...
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Setting up Latex with Texmaker

I want to setup latex environment on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Machine. As I am making a backup system for Windows 7 machine. I have installed the latest version of Texmaker 3.3.4. Now I want to know which ...
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Problem while enter my password to open an editor

I've installed ssh but I have a problem when I try to write my password.I get this message: sudo] password for hduser: Sorry, try again. [sudo] password for hduser: debug3: Received SSH2_MSG_IGNORE ...
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How can I compile a C program file which I created using the Libre Office editor?

I'm new to Linux and I need some help! I am trying to compile the code taken from this post to the linux-kernel mailing list. I have pasted the file into Libre Office and saved it as pairing_tool.c ...
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Can't manipulate files in ubuntu

I have a Problem on my Ubuntu machine. When I try to open some file in an editor like nano, vi or sudo gedit, nothing shows up, but nano ~/.bashrc works fine without any problem. I have two user ...
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How to make Geany understand the new HTML5 elements?

For example <header> and <footer> are new HTML5 elements, but as it seems in the screen shot below both the elements are marked as red which probably means Geany is telling : Warining : ...
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Is there any text-editor which support Markdown (Ask Ubuntu style) editing?

Is there any text editor which supports Markdown (Ask Ubuntu style formatting) which can be used to write questions or answers while you are offline?
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Is there a single app that allows for quick searching, viewing, and editing of text files?

I have a large (thousands) collection of notes stored on my drive as text files and synced to my other computers via UbuntuOne. Currently I use grep to search for the file I want, nautilus to open ...
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How to write simple web-based application for GNOME3?

I know, that GNOME3 UI uses HTML and CSS elements for creating menus and windows. How can I write simple web-based application like some text-editor with own document-format and formatting tools ...
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2 editors on Ubuntu, Gedit and Kwrite?

I wanted to know if it's possible to have 2 text editor on Ubuntu. I have gedit already installed but I wanna experiment with Krite too. Is it possible?
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Emacs column editing CUA mode - is it possible to select rectangular region with mouse?

Is it possible to select a column (rectangular) region with the mouse in emacs? A simple yes or no will be helpful to me at this point. Here are more details: Column editing is possible in emacs. ...
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How do I install the latest version of EMACS and pick the appropriate UI?

I'm running the latest Kubuntu (12.04 beta 2) and I would like to run the latest emacs (currently v24). The repos are one version behind. What's the best way to install v24 or later (and avoid future ...
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What word processor can manage left and right pages separately?

I was after a word processor that can manage left and right pages separately so I can have my text on the right pages and my illustrations on the left pages. I know LibeOffice can set "left page" and ...
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Editing with nano, Alt is caught by the window menus, how can I fix that?

The Alt key is used for many useful commands, but unfortunately it's caught by the terminal window to activate the window menus (File, Edit, ...). I would like to either force the terminal window to ...
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Geany unnecessarily truncates active filename in titlebar

In my quest for a relatively fat-free editor that still autoloads last session and has syntax highlighting, I became dependent on Geany, customizing it, installed some plugins etc. Is there a way to ...
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Text Editor with FTP

I'm new to Ubuntu. Is there a text editor with built in FTP out there that anyone can recommend to me? I am trying to use Bluefish right now.
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Best text editor for Linux [closed]

What is the best text editor for ubuntu, mostly used for web development. Or a good all-round software like a IDE.