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Geany gives error message on compiling: "Fatal: Can't find unit system used by HelloWorld"

I have installed Free Pascal Compiler and Geany on my ubuntu machine. When I compile a programm with fp of FPC all is fine. If I compile the same program with Geany I get the error message "Fatal:...
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How to solve dpkg error based on geany-plugin-addons

Error that I got from the upgrading step: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: loading files list file for package 'geany-plugin-addons': cannot read /var/lib/dpkg/info/geany-plugin-addons.list ...
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Geany Mini-script scripting documentation?

I'd like to write a couple of scripts to extend Geany, but I can't find the documentation for it. I've looked at the half-dozen scripts you can download, but none of them do what I want, which is to ...
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Camera Module 3 not working on Ubuntu Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry pi 4B with Ubuntu, and I’m trying to use my camera module 3 with python (I’ve tested the code with Raspberry Pi OS, so I know it’s right) using PiCamera and in a virtual environment ...
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"/tmp/geany_run_script_SO5U41.sh: 7: python: not found" - F5 key doesn't execute script in geany

I'm using Geany for the first time. I'm trying to run the sample script I've written (please see screenshot 1) by pressing F5 - normally, this should open the terminal and execute the code. (According ...
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Geany terminal icon is missing installed in Ubuntu 22.04

I have geany 1.38 installed on Ubuntu 22.04. The terminal button is missing, even though I installed libvte-2.91.so.0, which seems to be loading. There seems to be something in this snippit er@Hertz:/...
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How do restore side panel options in Geany?

How do you restore the left-hand side-panel options in Geany? The buttons like "refresh", etc at the top of the file tree view? I accidentally right-clicked something, and they disappeared, ...
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Smooth scroll in Geany?

I am using Geany in Ubuntu 20.04. Many applications have smooth scroll, but for some reason Geany doesn't. Is it possible to change this?
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Open Geany Template with Shortcut

To open the geany template file manually, we need to follow the following steps, File -> New(with Template) -> main.c(or other programming language template) Can I make a shortcut(possibly ...
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Geany - how to disable mark option in find function?

I pressed mark but now I have no idea how to disable it. And I can not google this. Just closing the window doesn't help.
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is there some basic text editor like Notepad++ for Ubuntu that supports emmet/zen coding?

I would like to use emmet/zen coding on Ubuntu but I haven't found any simple text editor that supports it preferably with easy to install way. A plugin for Geany (which is pretty similar to Notepad++)...
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Geany compilation error

What is this error about: /bin/sh 1: tidy: not found when I compile the HTML file this error shows up in the compiler window. Html file works, but I'm afraid that this may create problem, so please ...
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why is the markdown geany plugin missing from the repository?

The geany plugin web page suggests it thinks 'markdown' should be in the group plugin package but on downloading there is no code for that particular function. The author has shown me where to get the ...
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Tooltips in Geany: improve or disable?

Ubuntu 20.04.1 Theme: Yaru light Geany v 1.36 In Geany, mouse-over tooltips have a big padding and are positioned such that they regularly cover up the things I am trying to look at. The unnecessary ...
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Compose key doesn't work in Geany

(20.04.1 LTS) I've set a compose key using the tweaks tool, and in most applications it works great. However, in Geany, pressing that key makes the application window flash briefly, and nothing else ...
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Inactive VTE after cancel in Geany

I execute python scripts in the VTE using the Execute command from the build menu. When I stop a process in the VTE using Ctrl-C, the "Terminal" title in the tab becomes red and the terminal ...
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Geany find and replace characters with accent

I use Geany editor for some time, and find it very useful. However, I cannot manage to find an efficient way to replace all characters which have accents in a single action: Rubén, Éliot y el niño =&...
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"zoom in" shortcut not working in geany

The "zoom in" shortcut (Ctrl++) is not working in Geany 1.32 on Ubuntu. How can I fix this?
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Geany keeps opening the same file when reopened

System Info: Ubuntu 18.04.04 Desktop / Gnome 3.28.2 I have once, a while ago, edited the file /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/guake/guake_app.py and now Geany keeps opening this file everytime I open ...
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How to enable auto close bracket inside a bracket in GEANY editor

I like the geany text editor very much. However, one thing that I don't like is that while I code in C/C++, the auto-close bracket option does not work inside similar types of brackets. Here's an ...
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How can I run my c++ code on terminal directly using geany

I am new user of geany. When I run to view my current file Its open my terminal but It does not show my program output. I have type g++ filename.cpp then ./a.out. Its too boring. How can I set it so ...
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Execute two and more files in Geany 1.32 in KDE Plasma 5.12.9

I can easily run my python or fortran program in Geany 1.32. The konsole starts normally. Though when I try to start another program or run the same program again it deletes the console with the first ...
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Geany doesn't recognize admin:// URI

gedit admin:///etc/fstab correctly opens fstab on write mode and asks for admin password. But with geany it returns: phil@GLaDOS:~$ geany admin:///etc/fstab Unable to find file « admin:///etc/fstab » ...
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Debugger in geany

I have problem with instaling debugger in geany This is my problem: > arwena@arwena-VirtualBox:~/geany-plugins/debugger$ make Making all in > src make[1]: Entering directory > '/home/arwena/...
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Geany debugger installation

I want to add new plugins for debugging to Geany. But I have the following problem: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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Geany: debugger not available although plugins installed

I am running Geany 1.32 on Ubuntu 18.04. I am experiencing an issue where after installing the plugins, no debuggers are available under Tools > Plugin Manager (I am specifically looking for a C ...
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Replace text before a specific word in Geany?

I'm struggling here a bit with a JSON file where I need to delete every ID in the file. Is there any faster way than doing it manually. I need to delete numbers before the name value :
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Dead keys stopped working in Geany

The last couple of days, my dead keys have stopped working in Geany. Dead keys is when you press ' followed by a to make á. If you press ' followed by a space you get a proper '. Same for " and ^. ...
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Can't run C on Geany [duplicate]

I'm having trouble in running C code from Geany. The code compiles successfully, but when I try to execute it, it shows on Terminal: /tmp/geany_run_script_I007A0.sh: 7: /tmp/geany_run_script_I007A0....
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Elementary Dark Theme for Geany (GTK3)

Can anyone using 18.04 confirm that the Elementary Dark theme for Geany (the latest Geany release) works for 18.04 and not just for 16.04 ? Working example on 16.04 is demonstrated here https://www....
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How to install Geany Third-Party Plugins

I really like the Geany IDE and use a couple of the Geany plugins, but I have no idea where to start in order to install third-party plugins. I've checked the Geany Manual - plugins section but I ...
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Geany switching on Numlock - how to disable

I always use the number pad as a directional controller and I have disabled it system wide. However geany is turning numlock on. How do I prevent this?
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geany editor match newline

I have a plain text file with a large number of lines with a blank line between each pair of lines. I want to remove the empty lines. I am trying using the Replace dialog with regex, to replace '\n\...
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Geany color scheme conf file: format and fields

I want to change the search result highlight of a Geany theme. In the ~/.config/geany/colorschemes/ directory, we have *configuration files that I can only partially understand. I have looked ...
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How to install geany in a usb drive?

I would like to have my own portable Geany installation to use on my uni computer. I saw that there is a Windows portable version of it but no linux. What would be the necessary steps to install Geany ...
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geany - disable run log

Geany 1.33 produces a run log in the working directory when I run a script from within the editor. (Build.Execute) How do I disable this? I see nothing in preferences or in the Build menu or in the ...
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Geany 1.32 What happend to the open file by typing the Location

I just upgraded to ubuntu 18.04. When I go to open a file in Geany I need to follow the graphical paths and can no longer type a location. When there are 100 folders in a folder it is easer to type....
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geany 1.32 - change color of bracket matching 18.10 MATE

In this version the highlight for matching brackets is dark blue which against a black foreground font is not a significant highlight. Ubuntu 18.10 MATE. How can I set this to a brighter color? Web ...
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How to indent multiple lines by single characters in Geany?

Basically I'm looking for what is analogous to selecting a block of text or lines and hitting tab; but instead of tab doing so with the space-bar. Is there an easy shortcut for it? Can't find ...
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How can I export and load configurations of Geany?

I made many changes on build commands and layout on Geany. How can I export and load it? I want load my configurations on another machine. Using Geany 1.27-1 and Ubuntu 16.04
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How can we add a custom toolbar button in Geany?

I want to add a custom button to Geany's toolbar. The button when clicked should be able to run a custom Keybinding or shell/python script. How can I do it in Geany?
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geany-plugin-debugger missing in Ubuntu 18.04

In older versions of Ubuntu (up to 17.10), there was the package geany-plugin-debugger. Is there a special reason why there is no such package in Ubuntu 18.04? For all other geany plugins, there seem ...
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Disable syntax highlighting in Geany

I am trying to turn off syntax highlighting in Geany. I tried commenting this out in filetype_extensions.conf. Sh=*.sh;configure;configure.in; As a temporary fix, I changed file extension of files ...
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Open text file at end of file

Geany is my main text editor. I am looking for a way to open a text file where it shows the last few lines of the file AND be able to edit such file. That would be good for looking at the end of ...
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Error saving file

I use Geany to edit my bash scripts in my bin directory. When I try to save them, I get Error saving file. Operation not permitted. File on disk may be truncated. I can save them if I use Save As? ...
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GTK warnings during Geany running

It's a new installation of Ubuntu 18.04. The Geany editor was installed by apt, but I'm getting a lot of console messages like below during running it: (geany:4024): Gtk-WARNING **: 17:48:22.265: ...
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geany output to same terminal instance

In Geany, the Menu > Build > Execute command can be configured to send output to a terminal window. For example: With the following command in Build Commands and a Python script in the active window, ...
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Geany themes problem

Can someone just give my line code that i should write into terminal i tried ~/Downloads/geany-themes master/colorschemes ~/.config/geany/colorschemes And showed this message bash: /home/v4m3r/....
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Python 2 interpreter instead of 3 in Geany

On my PC, Python 2 and 3 are installed – a query of the versions, using the terminal, outputs the following: $ python2 --version Python 2.7.14 $ python3 --version Python 3.6.3 I would like to ...
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How to compile Geany from source on 17.10

How can I compile Geany from source and apply the flag --enable-gtk3? I have a HDPI screen, the icons are tiny, and this issue on GitHub recommends compiling from source. I've downloaded the source ...
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