[ubuntu-studio-devel] wily in gedit bottom of page appears and disappears

Mike Holstein mikeh789 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 14 14:17:19 UTC 2015

On Sunday, June 14, 2015, Grant Frank Burton <bbbabynet at gmail.com> wrote:

> ok Thanks Guys for the fix and explaining why..... ok then.... could it be
> possible that.....
> >***********************************
> Create a SSH Key
> $ sudo apt-get install openssh-client
> To create a SSH key in a terminal:
> $ ssh-keygen -t rsa
> You can now find your keys in ~/.ssh/
> >******************************************
> When I do that the file is in my home directory and there is no ~/.ssh/
> directory.
> Should I make the ~/.ssh/ and put the file in there?

You understand that, those directories are hidden. The config files and
directories that have a dot in front of them, are hidden in normal file
managers. To show them, you can typically, simply press control-h. This
will toggle hiding or on hiding the hidden directories in the file manager.

> Is that a related problem?
> On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 9:29 PM, <lukefromdc at hushmail.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','lukefromdc at hushmail.com');>> wrote:
>> Gedit 3.10 as used in Ubuntu is now very old, if it has been rebuilt over
>> gtk3.16 this may be the problem! in Gtk 3.16 the overlay scrollbars create
>> issues with covering content and blocking editing.   Blocking this requires
>> setting the environmental variable GTK_OVERLAY_SCROLLING=0 before calling
>> the application. I start my entire MATE session this way due to all the
>> GTK3.16 scrollbar issues but I have the overlay scrollbars without this
>> issue in Pluma built with gtk3.16 when editing files as root. I also still
>> have an older Ubuntu version of gedit 3.10 built with an older version of
>> gtk3 but running over gtk3.16 without issues,. Only the bottom line can be
>> covered by the scrollbar, but in some apps about 1/2 inch of space can be
>> covered with the theme background color. Synaptic has this behavior, for
>> instance.
>> Pluma built with gtk2 is guaranteed not to have this problem,looks and
>> works exactly like previous gedit3.10 in the right theme, and is a
>> "standalone" that can even be run in a MATE-gtk3 environment, though it
>> cannot be built with gtk2 over a gtk3 MATE install.  This is s quick fix,
>> using any released version of Pluma with gtk2 from existing repos.
>> Pluma is maintained, Gedit 3.10 is not. Tne 1.10.0 release has an ugly
>> statusbar issue whe built with gtk3 but the newest git code has the fixes
>> for this. They went upstream after I fixed half the problem myself and
>> submitted a patch. Someone else found the other  half and both fixes are
>> now used together.
>> The newest Pluma 1.10.0 with all the newest fixes from git
>> https://github.com/mate-desktop/pluma
>> will build and run just fine with gtk3.16, I've had no issues with it. I
>> have run it without getting disappearing text issues in Debian Unstable
>> updated to gtk3.16, similar to the gtk3.16 that is now in Wily's repos.
>> Only the scrollbars are screwy, and in my setup only when invoked as root
>> and thus ignoring my session-wide environmental variable.
>> On 6/13/2015 at 9:22 AM, "Ralf Mardorf" <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net');>> wrote:
>> >
>> >On Sat, 13 Jun 2015 14:29:51 +0200, Grant Frank Burton wrote:
>> >>Greetings all
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>in gedit bottom of page appears and disappears. there is no way to
>> >>edit the bottom lines of text document already saved.
>> >>
>> >>I seen several people report similar things but I think mine is
>> >>different. so I made a screen video in case you want to see.
>> >>​
>> >> gedit-error 2015-06-13.mp4
>> >><https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B7_fHqdHPVwkSDFMeEJkRmFWTXM/edit?
>> >usp=drive_web>
>> >
>> >Such issues, at a rough guess a few thousands similar issues, in my
>> >experiences are normal for modern GTK3 applications. The perfect
>> >replacement is the GTK2 version of Pluma. It's the Mate
>> >replacement for
>> >Gedit, optionally compiled against GTK2 or GTK3.
>> >
>> >A few recommendations
>> >
>> >SpaceFM GTK2 version is much better than Thunar, I never tested the
>> >GTK3 version.
>> >
>> >ROXTerm is GTK3, but anyway the best available terminal emulation,
>> >e.g.
>> >list a directory and then resize the xfce4-terminal window or test
>> >any
>> >other terminal emulation and then check ROXTerm.
>> >
>> >I'm used to Pluma GTK2, but sublime-text GTK2 likely is one of the
>> >best
>> >editors, there are a few editors, that are better then Gedit is.
>> >
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