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The solution is quite complicated so make sure you read and proceed carefully. As preparation to this make sure you enabled all packet sources so your /etc/apt/sources.list looks like this and do an upgrade: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade reboot To install the old version: Then as a first step, you need to remove the existing version of ...


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Introduction The script bellow automates installation of gedit 3.10.4 from source. It allows both using the older and newer gedit versions, in case user decides they want to go back to newer gedit. The script creates /usr/share/applications/gedit_downgraded.desktop so that you also can have a nice shortcut to the older gedit. The usage is farily simple : ...


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I had to find out that the build process isn't so easy to solve. However I found another approach for you to get the old version of gedit and gedit-r-plugin up and running. First removing the traces of your gedit compiling and installing tries (change the paths respectively to fit your situation). cd ~/your build dir of gedit-plugins/ sudo make uninstall ...


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Imho GEdit is far from being an ideal base for an IDE. You would be better off with an actual IDE like Eclipse and its various plug-ins. In my experience it's also better to use IDEs specialized to a particular language, task set, or framework like JetBrains' IDEA (Java), PyCharm (Python), WebStorm (JavaScript, non-free), and CLion (C/C++, non-free) – they ...


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You can use vipe to edit pipelines: SYNOPSIS command1 | vipe | command2 DESCRIPTION vipe allows you to run your editor in the middle of a unix pipeline and edit the data that is being piped between programs. Your editor will have the full data being piped from command1 loaded into it, and when you save, that data will be ...


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I had a same problem with applications like LibreOffice 5 and terminal and gedit. Menu bar was missing from both of this applications. It occurred after upgrading Ubuntu to 16.04 from 14.04... I used following two commands and it worked for me... dconf reset -f /org/compiz/ setsid unity Use above two commands and I hope it will work for you also...


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LibreOffice Write would be massively too heavy for you I suspect but well worth a look is Abiword which has the features you are after: Relatively lightweight Highlights bad spelling Allows right click suggestions for spelling I would say that it is not as fast as Leafpad but the extra features do come at a price. Abiword is certainly fast enough on my ...


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This is a known bug: Launchpad: Gedit didn't close after saving a new file which has a fix released upstream: Bug 734068 - gedit should quit after saving through "Save before closing?" dialog An annoying bug that at the moment has only recompiling and patching as an option. Patch is here...



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