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Text editor for translation of texts without Java?

Is there an editor, preferable with GTK support, no JAVA (OmegaT looks ugly, or am I wrong?), to translate texts like in Swordfish under linux? Or is there a simple editor solution, like a plugin for ...
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Update TexStudio

I'm using TexStudio on Ubuntu 14.04. I installed it via the Synaptic package manager. I noticed that the most recent version in synaptic is 2.6.6 but on texstudio's website they show their current ...
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How can a .key file with UCS2 (2-byte Unicode) encoding be opened?

Is there any way I can read the contents of that file? It's key file of WebStorm. I'm migrating from Ubuntu to one of it's fork (ElementaryOS) and I need to use the registered version which I used on ...
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encrypting text editor

Is there an encrypting text editor for ubuntu? In other words, the text editor, preferably GUI capable, should always save an encrypted file and always prompt for the password to re-open the file. ...
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Text editor with font colouring

Does Ubuntu have a text editor with choosing the colours of font? I don't mean those which highlight programming language syntax with colours for different types of statements. I just mean regular ...
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`kate` tab does not have any color

kate tab plugin: http://kate-editor.org/2011/04/25/kates-tab-bar-plugins/ On Ubuntu 14.04, does anyone know why the tab color cannot be changed? (I can see the option Highlight Tab is available, but ...
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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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Does `C-x h` and `C-x-h` mean the same thing in Emacs ?

Does C-x h and C-x-h mean the same thing in Emacs ? Why are some commands in Emacs specified without an -, while some are, like the example above ? Does it always mean the same thing ?
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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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How to make text file created in Ubuntu compatible with Windows Notepad?

Sometime I have to use the text files created in Ubuntu, using editors, in Windows editors. So basically when ever I create a text file in Ubuntu I append the extension .txt, and it does make the file ...
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Lightest text editor with tabs?

Which is the lightest GUI text editor in Ubuntu that supports tabbed windows? I'm looking for a Windows Notepad replacement, but with tabs support. I have no need for syntax highlighting or any other ...
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I want the date and time to be added in a text file whenever I open it

I was using windows 7,8.1, and 10 previously and there was an option in the Notepad that if I type .LOG at the beginning of the file (which is done only once), every time I open the notepad the date ...
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Changing citation style in openoffice

I am working on a scientific paper and I need to enter the citation in a specific way. for paper with more than one author it needs to be [first author name et al. xxxx]. I am working with Jabref and ...
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Markdown, LaTeX combined in WYSIWYG editor. Is there any?

I really like the way markdown is implemented in SE bunch of sites, where I can easily write code blocks, performing formatting or even use latex on some of sites like writing $\pi$. I also like how ...
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Find and replace text within multiple files

I want to know how I can find and replace a specific text in multiple files like in Notepad++ in the linked tutorial. e.g.: http://cybernetnews.com/find-replace-multiple-files/
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Changing default crontab editor

I am trying to change the default editor from nano to vim. I have run the following commands: sudo update-alternatives --config editor and update-alternatives --config editor Both now output: ...
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Column select in Mousepad?

Mousepad is the default text editor of Xubuntu. Is there a column select mode in Mousepad? How can I enable it?
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Comment text selection in Mousepad text editor?

Is there a keyboard shortcut, or a command, that I can use to comment a selection spanning multiple lines in Mousepad? This is language dependent, since comments in different programming languages ...
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solarized colour scheme in Kile

I have had a wide look on the internet but surprisingly I could not find any information about the following: is it possible to have the solarized colour scheme on Kile for LaTeX? I am using it on ...
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Any editor with CTRL+R binding for compiling LaTeX

I just had to replace my OSX with Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to find ways to get Textmate's capabilities to some text-editor: CMD+R compiles the document in Textmates and let's you choose different ...
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How to add your own color scheme to notepadqq

I have lately installed notepadqq and I am really happy with it. Is there a way to add our own color scheme to it?
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Laptop heats up when I start/use PhpStorm IDE

I looked at similar questions but it didnt work. When I use laptop normally, it doesnt heat up. But it heats up when I start/use PhpStorm IDE. What can be the issue, how to overcome it ? Thanks.
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Are there any Linux programs that can easily write and edit interlinear text?

Specifically, I'd like to have one line have the English, while another has the Hebrew/Aramaic/Greek/Latin/etc, and possibly (if any program has this capacity) an additional line/lines for extra ...
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How to copy from vim to google chrome? [duplicate]

I want to select all contents of a file and copy it to google chrome. I have tried shift-ctrl-c but it isn't working.
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How to edit files in a terminal with nano?

Sometimes, a graphical text editor like gedit or kate cannot be used (because you're in a virtual console for example). Luckily, there are text editors for the terminal. An easy one is nano, but I ...
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Text editor to edit 4.3 GB plain text file

Is there any text editor, which can edit such file? I've tried: gedit kate nano vim mcedit without success.
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What is a best way in Ubuntu to create password protected text files?

I need to send people formatted text files, like odt or doc. But I want to protect these files from editing. Not to give them an easy way to use these files as templates. Near to all of the people I ...
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What are the alternatives to Notepad++ on Ubuntu?

I use Notepad++ on Windows 7 and I want to know if there is a good substitution for it on Ubuntu. I want something that is good for editing html files.
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How do I fix Blurry Sublime Text 3 graphics?

I have this problem where I get a lot of buggy visuals in Sublime Text 3, any help? I have the following packages installed: bracket highlighter, tag, trailing spaces, sublime linter buggy text ...
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How to set terminal application (joe, nano, vi) as default desktop text editor?

I would like to know, how can I set a terminal text editor as a default desktop application? I want to double-click file and open it in terminal editor.
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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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plain text can be enctypted like password in vi editor? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me, How to plain text can be enctypted like password (********) in vi editor or using vi editor or any other method ?
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Good text editor or other software for storing structured information?

i've long been looking for a solution for storing structured information (such as for example contacts) that is: future safe (saves to a .txt file or other future safe format or can export to a .txt ...
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Clip behavior - disappearing content when copying text

Very often when I want to simple move a block of text, it disappears from the clip content. I mark a block of text, click ctrl+x and then when I move to the target area with my cursor, I click ctrl+v ...
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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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How to transform Vim configuration into Emacs one?

I need to setup Emacs editor by preparing the ~/.emacs configuration file. I have been using Vim for years and now I want to switch to Emacs for various reasons that are out of scope of this post. To ...
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Is there a text editor for the command line that uses the same keys as Notepad on Windows?

I'm used to work in Windows environment and are used to the commands in Notepad e.g. CtrlS for save, CtrlC for copy and so on. On Ubuntu it's handy to work directly in the command line, e.g. as with ...
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Editor with live preview for AsciiDoc

I'm looking for something like ReText, but for AsciiDoc. The closest I have found is this relatively complex solution (or here) involving Ruby, guard, guard-shell, rb-inotify, asciidoctor, Epiphany ...
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How can I delete files or folders created by Nano editor?

I've searched a method to change the brightness of my laptop display. I saw one article on this forum and followed the instruction like below (under the line) written by Serge (user name). I ran ...
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Switch text direction in GEdit

I want GEdit to show all paragraphs in right-to-left view. I know that it renders paragraphs starting with rtl characters correctly. But I need paragraphs starting with ltr characters also shown as ...
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Free text editor with comment/uncomment shortcuts

I really like Sublime Text, but since I use the free version, the popups are annoying me. What I liked about it really was the comment/uncomment shortcut key independent of the file type. Is there ...
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Use terminal to run programs scripts a short and practice way [duplicate]

in window I know make this withe the cmd but in ubuntu it's not good I have a question about the Terminal. I want to ask how to call a program in the terminal $ ...
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Sublime Text not opening file content

A while ago I created a project in Sublime Text. That project was kept on the desktop, but I changed its location. Since then even if I open any other file, then in Sublime Text it shows says ...
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Is there a text editor which can display null bytes

Not important to the question but I'm working with files output from a php script. These files contain null bytes (\00) which is actually part of the php output and should not be removed. Up until ...
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What Editor has NO Syntax Highlighting and can copy&paste text in GTK interfaces?

Simple problem: I have a JSON file that is used for snapshot serialization of a JS-based VM. It contains a shitload of data and every single editor crashes while trying to open it, except vim. But, ...
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How do I make Sublime Text 3 the default text editor [duplicate]

I'd like to replace gedit, and use Sublime Text 3 as my default text editor for all text files on my Ubuntu system. Can you let me know how do I go about making this change?
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FileZilla and LightTable file association opens splash instead

I am working on websites using FileZilla and LightTable, opening files from my server using the View/Edit command inside FileZilla. I have set up the following two lines in the FileZilla assocations, ...
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Switching text editors to get better stuff

I am not sure I am entirely happy with leafpad as a text editor on my Lubuntu box. Question: Could I just purge leafpad from the system and install gedit instead? Seems to me that gedit won't have ...
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How to install Sublime Text 2.0.2 on Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I have the latest version of sublime text → Sublime Text 2.0.2 x64.tar How can I install it on ubuntu 14.10 ? Thank you.
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Getting “permission denied” when trying to edit a plugin for Gedit [duplicate]

I've tried everything that I know, which admittedly is not a lot. The problem is that I can't use the plug-ins in Gedit because the loader is set to "python 3". I read an answer where all one has to ...