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Add a shortcut to your launcher. I would not change the main command of the gedit launcher. Do the following: Never edit the default launcher, first copy the one from /usr/share/applications to ~/.local/share/applications: cp /usr/share/applications/gedit.desktop ~/.local/share/applications/gedit.desktop Edit the file with... gedit (not with gksudo) ...


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These files are backups. Gedit creates them in case you make a mistake when editing a file, so you can restore it afterwards. So if you're sure that you don't want to revert those changes, you can safely delete those files ending in "~". This behavior can be changed if you want to. For this, open Gedit, go to Edit → Preferences → Editor and toggle ...


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Gedit has an option under the Editor tab in the preferences which will create a backup copy of a file before saving which is checked by default in Ubuntu and can be disabled to remove this functionality. Also it is generally safe to delete these files as they are only backups of the originals, obviously the only un-safe time to delete them would be if you ...



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