When I use sudo gedit .bashrc, why do I receive the error below from Ubuntu 16.04?

** (gedit:7404): WARNING **: Set document metadata failed: Setting attribute metadata::gedit-spell-enabled not supported
  • Editing conflict, but what version of Ubuntu are you using? 14.04 or 16.04?
    – Zzzach...
    Jul 4 '16 at 1:08

You could try to use kate (a nice GUI editor) instead of gedit. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kate gksudo kate /path/file.txt You can customize kate, and I think you will like it better than gedit.

  • Interesting. I might have to try it. Jul 6 '20 at 17:44

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