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If gedit opens up after the download is complete, that's because your browser is set up to open downloaded files automatically and to open them in the system's default application. If gedit opens up because you double-clicked on the .sh file in nautilus, that's because of the default behavior of nautilus, which is to open .sh files in the system's default ...


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Many applications show these messages to standard out/standard error in spite of there being no actual problem. Note that they are warnings, and the application is likely probing for optional functionality that does not exist on your system. If you managed to write the changes you wanted to /etc/rc.local you should have no problem. However, sudo is not ...


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I somehow managed to solve my problem and get gedit back to work, even for root. What I did was sudo apt-get install --reinstall dbus dbus-x11 to reinstall some dbus-packages which I probably messed up some time ago by running make uninstall on a package containing dbus parts. dconf dump /org/gnome/gedit/ > /home/bytecommander/dconf-gedit.dump ...


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When there is no real calendar application on your system, it automatically switches to gedit.Because gedit can be configured to have some basic functionality of calendar with extra plugins. And look here. A bug has been reported on this issue: A bug on gedit in Launchpad


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Turn off display right margin in preferences. The checkbox is checked as shown below:


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You can force a paragraph to be RTL by adding Unicode control RLM (Crtl+Shift+u Then 200f Enter) to the beginning of the paragraph. For easy entry, you may have to customize you keyboard layout. See reference. References: Cannot type “ć” on Hungarian layout Stabilizing characters like < >, { } and [ ]


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Try to install the ibus-gtk package, by clicking that link or running with sudo apt-get install ibus-gtk and restart you computer. That fixed this issue for me.


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You should consider using Hex Editor for such purposes, as normal editors don't display non-printing characters unless its some side-effect or glitch. I suggest Bless : And in console you can use Midnight Commander's mcview - F4 switches to hex mode:


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What version of gedit are you using? In mine, you can use the arrow keys to browse the filesystem. Press TAB or Shift-TAB to move the highlight to the area that contains folders and files and then up and down arrows. Press space to go into a directory. Use shift-TAB (just because its faster, you can use TAB if you prefer) to highlight the area at the ...


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Try the following to see if ROOT is the owner of your configuration file (this can happen when you use 'sudo' instead of 'gksudo' in launching app with a GUI). find $HOME -not -user $USER -exec ls -lad {} \; In this case use: sudo chown -R %YOUR_USERNAME%:%YOUR_USERNAME% %TARGET_FILE_OR_DIRECTORY% to change configuration files' owner. Cheers


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There's the ability for you to change it. For example: sudo apt-get install orage From Synaptic: a calendar for the Xfce4 desktop environment. It integrates itself nicely into the desktop environment, is highly configurable and supports alerts based on dates. If you are looking for a good graphical calendar, you will probably want to try out orage. It ...


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sh files aren't double-click executables; they need to be run from the terminal. (/path/to/script.sh) sh files can also be big. More than 10MB of text is sure to freeze up any text program for a while, until it can load all of the text.


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I also encountered this, and found that reinstalling gedit fixes the issue: sudo apt-get purge gedit sudo apt-get install gedit



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