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Questions tagged [pluma]

pluma (Latin: plūma "feather") is a fork of gedit 2 and the default text editor of the MATE desktop environment

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How can I add Markdown syntax highligting to Pluma in 16.04 LTS?

I'm using Pluma on Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS and I see that it does not support syntax highlighting for Markdown lightweight markup language. But I know that Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (and newer versions) have ...
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Setting Pluma's Default File Manager

While messing around with Lubuntu 19.04, running lxqt-sudo to launch Pluma text editor as root so that I could edit the /var/www PHP projects I had, I noticed when rightclicking the file browser pane ...
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Start a new instance of pluma or gedit when one is open already

pluma, and I believe gedit also, does not start a new instance, if it is running already, but instead opens the file with the existing instance. The call then returns immediately. Normally this is ...
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Select range of lines in native linux text-editors (gedit, pluma, nemo)

I have a very large text file, and I want to select part of the text (range of lines. Example: from line 10000 to line 40000 and the text has 100 thousand lines). But I do not see any option in these ...
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Saving files without a trailing newline [duplicate]

Recently I discovered that, after years of thinking various software was adding a newline to the end of my files, it was actually Pluma (or Gedit - same difference) silently adding them all along. ...
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Pluma/Gedit REMOVE languages

I like to remove most of the languages from the pluma/gedit menues, where they show up. It's great that the editors support so many languages. But most of them I never use. So they are only in the ...
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Ubuntu MATE 17.10 Pluma: 'Failed to load module 'pythonloader'

Pluma 1.18.2 on MATE 17.10 updated Jan 13 2018 Attenpting to enable Python Console through Plugin menu. (pluma:26739): libpeas-WARNING **: Failed to load module 'pythonloader': /usr/lib/x86_64-...
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How to increase the number of recent files in Pluma from its default of 5?

The way for gedit doesn't work. Lubuntu 16.04 LTS, Pluma 1.12.2 from the repositories. Command-line solution without the use of external programs is preferred.