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How to get out of fullscreen mode?

I was stuck in Geany in fullscreen mode and unable to get out. All the suggestions I found on websites were too complicated (for me). I finally discovered that by depressing the ALT key and the V key, ...
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Error running C program compiled with Geany IDE Error Code: 127

I installed Geany IDE via Ubuntu Software Center. Wrote a hello world prog in C and it compiled successfully but when i tried to run it, it gave me this error: ./geany_run_script.sh: 5: ./...
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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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How to include C++ standard library with Geany?

I just started using Geany for my C++ programmes. While trying to compile the standard "Hello World !" command I got this error : test.cpp:1:10: fatal error: std_lib_facilities.h: No such file or ...
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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 *conf files that I can only partially understand. I have looked through the ...
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Can't Execvp “ No such File or Directory ” Error in geany Editor

I am getting this error in Geany Editor while executing a simple program: Can't Execvp " No such File or Directory " I want to set xterm as Geany Terminal Emulator. But I think I've accidentally ...
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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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Text editors need root access to work correctly

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, and I have a problem with 3 text editors - Geany, Gedit and Sublime Text. These 3 editors cannot access most of their menu items, including Open file and Save file. The only ...
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Geany Terminal Run Problem

I just installed Geany and when i click f5 to run code it has this message in the terminal: file:///tmp/geany_run_script_P8SB0Z.sh:%207:%20/tmp/geany_run_script_P8SB0Z.sh:%20python:%20not%20found
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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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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 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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How Can I Add, and Use, a Color Scheme for Geany?

I have found that one of my favorite text editors for programming is Geany, however the default color scheme is very bright and hurts my eyes when programming for awhile. There are other color schemes ...
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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 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 / Gedit: hex editor plugin

Are there any plugins for Geany / Gedit to support reading binary/hex files?
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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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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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How to interact with python scripts on geany after running, just like on IDLE

On IDLE after running a script/program made with python by pressing f5, you could still interact with the program even after it finished running. But on Geany, when running it, and when the program ...
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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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How to run PHP code in browser directly from Geany?

I'm using a latest Geany version from official repositories, same with a php5 package. There is my question: How to run PHP code from Geany directly in web browser instead of terminal? I know, there ...
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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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Change geany theme entirely

I know how to change the editor color (view->Change color them...) But I want to change the entire geany window (screenshot) to dark. is this possible?
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Enable syntax coloring in Geany?

Online all the examples for Geany have syntax coloring, but I couldn't figure out how to enable this feature. I downloaded Geany, then created a new python file, but whenever as I type a keyword, ...
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Is there bookmark in Geany?

I have C++ code with more than 10,000 lines. I am looking for anything which store some lines. Like bookmarking some lines or some functions in order to facilitate access to them. For example a list ...
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Cant start geany debugger

I've installed geany 1.32 and also installed plugins using sudo apt-get install geany-plugins And it worked for me but when I start geany and open plugin manager I cant see the debugger plugin.
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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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How to change default terminal of Geany to Konsole (or another emulator that supports CTL)?

I am using Konsole as a terminal to contribute to wikimedia pages. I use Konsole because unlike most terminal emulators it supports CTL (complex text layout) so I can clearly read my language (Tamil) ...
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A alternative to install pairtaghighlighter for geany 1.23.21

I prove to install this plugin following the instructions of this post: HTML pair tag highlight alternative for Geany editor on Ubuntu 14.04 but, when I write sed -i 's/1.24/1.23/' wscript it says ...
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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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Geany editor background colour

Padre supports theme. How to change geany editors background colour. How to set up preferences or add themes to geany.
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Remove blank lines in CSV file with GEANY

I've a file which holds empty lines, which I'd like to remove. Is there a way to remove empty lines from Geany? Note: I don't want to use another editor because I'm afraid it will add or change my ...
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Folder location for github libraries for geany on arduino running ubuntu

Very new to ubuntu. Have a Arduino compatible board PCDuino3 (no longer made) but the Arduino IDE compiler will not work with any 3rd party drivers for adafruit boards for some reason. I keep getting '...
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How to open directories in geany IDE?

I have a directory already created which has sub-directories in it, it was created by Eclipse IDE. And now, I'm willing to continue developing the same project using a different IDE - Geany IDE. But,...
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Execute program in Geany produces geany_run_script.sh script

I had to reinstall my Java compiler a while back, so I know I broke something. Now when I execute a program in Geany (pressing F5) it produces a geany_run_script.sh script in my working directory. The ...
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Color Picker function in many applications doesn't work in Ubuntu 17.10

Color Picker function in Gimp, Geany or Gpick doesn't work in Ubuntu 17.10. Are there any known workarounds for this problem?
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Geany Terminal window

I would like to know if there is a way we can display the "Terminal Window" permanently on the right side or in bottom in Geany. I have tried checking all the menu items but couldnt find out how to ...
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Is there any shortcut key to align code in Geany editor?

Am using Geany editor in ubuntu 13.10, Is there any shortcut key to align code (auto-alignment) in Geany editor? For example : in Eclipse - Ctrl+Shift+F to invoke the Auto Formatter
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Find and replace text in multiple files using geany

I'm looking for a method to find and replace text in hundreds of files. I know that Geany can find text in multiple files. That's good. But how to replace the text? Geany seems to do it only in the ...
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Geany doesn't execute scripts in Lubuntu

When I try to execute a program in Geany it opens a terminal window and goes to the file's parent directory but does not execute my program. For example the terminal opens in the /pythonEx directory ...
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How do I keep Geany's versions updated after installing it in my system?

When will Geany 0.21 be in the repos, instead of Geany 0.20? Whose responsibility is it, Ubuntu or Geany? I wasn't sure of where I could get packages information, so I just used Ask Ubuntu.
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Save geany 'status' logs to file?

The content of the status tab in geany: (logs your activity). I would like to append that to a file automatically. Ideally the file would start empty and each new item on this tab would be appended ...
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sudo geany throws fatal error [duplicate]

I really like the Geany text editor, and would like to use it instead of gedit for all text editing. However, every time I try to launch Geany from the terminal using sudo geany file.conf, I get this ...
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Change Geany Terminal keybindings

I would like to change the keybindings used in the vte terminal window in geany. For example, I would like to replace the current paste in terminal (ctrl-shift-v) by ctrl-v. How can that be done?
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Terminal no longer appears in Geany after installing 14.04

I've upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and now for some odd reason i no longer get the terminal in the bottom of Geany. I have searched the web and i also went through the preferences, but cannot find the ...