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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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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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On my machine it seems gedit keeps its newly added themes at: ~/.gnome2/gedit/styles/ though I believe on some installations it is at: $HOME/.local/share/gedit/styles/ The original themes are (on my machine) at: /usr/share/gtksourceview-2.0/styles/ So the information below isn't particularly relevant, though I'll let it stay because it might ...


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The error you are experiencing is because you are trying to run a GUI application on a non-GUI terminal without a DISPLAY env variable set. If you can use a visual terminal (like one you can drag around a desktop), use that instead and try sudo gedit or whatever you need to do. If you are stuck with a tty terminal, or some non-GUI based terminal, try sudo ...


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As you can see on the rgedit homepage it has not been maintained since 2013 and this is obviously the reason why it got dropped. From my personal experience I can tell you a try to get it working with the latest gedit is more than pain in the a** and almost impossible without rewriting the whole plug-in. As far your downgrade attempts, you should ...


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You can do a tweak in order to control brightness for your laptop. Please follow the following steps: Open a terminal window. Type in the following commands then hit Enter: sudo apt-get install xbacklight Open the Startup Applications Preferences menu. Click the Add button and add the following information: Name: Brightness Command: xbacklight -set ...


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I tried this on my laptop: sudo apt-get install xbacklight then xbacklight -set 80 This set my brightness to 80%. You could find a good value then add the "xbacklight -set xx" code to your startup session commands? That would set a value on logon you liked. Kind regards, Pete


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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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