Gedit - disabling "untitled document 1"

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sun Feb 1 23:14:15 UTC 2015


On 02/01/2015 11:45 AM, NoOp wrote:
> On 01/31/2015 12:02 PM, rikona wrote:
>> Hello NoOp,
>> 
>> Friday, January 30, 2015, 8:50:05 PM, NoOp wrote:
>> 
>>> On 01/28/2015 09:50 PM, rikona wrote:
>>>> I've gotten quite irritated with Gedit - every edit generates a tab
>>>> with "untitled document 1" that has to be dealt with on closing.
>>>> How can I keep gedit from ever coming up with "untitled document 1"
>>>> unless I tell it to. Net searching did not offer clues, but maybe I
>>>> asked the wrong thing... 
>>> ...
>> 
>>> See:
>>> <https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gedit/+bug/796076>
>>> and
>>> <https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gedit/+bug/890041>
>> 
>> Those were quite interesting. Mostly it talks about running gedit as
>> root, which I'm not trying to do. It does mention the problem of
>> trying to run it from Konqueror, and talks about that as essentially a
>> different issue. That's when I see the problem, as do many others. 
>> 
>> An interesting and informative comment was mentioned, essentially
>> saying that all Gnome graphical programs should not be run as root and
>> expected to perform properly. The developers do not consider that to
>> be a bug and have no intention of changing that even in the future.
>> Something for everyone to keep in mind. 
>> 
>> In the discussions, the workaround for several people was to use a
>> different editor. The geany program looks quite good to me as an
>> alternate but was not mentioned in the discussions. I guess that will
>> be my workaround, unless someone can suggest a way to get it to
>> operate properly when called from Konqueror - I'd still like to be
>> able to do that. 
>> 
>> Thanks much for the info.
>> 
> 
> Yes, just installed kong & I can reproduce in 12.04 on konqueror. The
> problem seems to have been taken care of in 14.04 as I cannot reproduce
> there - I'll see if I can figure out the differences.
> 
> These are the versions I have in 14.04:
> $ apt-cache policy gedit
> gedit:
>   Installed: 3.10.4-0ubuntu4
>   Candidate: 3.10.4-0ubuntu4
>   Version table:
>  *** 3.10.4-0ubuntu4 0
>         500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/main amd64 Packages
>         100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
> $ apt-cache policy konqueror
> konqueror:
>   Installed: 4:4.13.3-0ubuntu0.1
>   Candidate: 4:4.13.3-0ubuntu0.1
>   Version table:
>  *** 4:4.13.3-0ubuntu0.1 0
>         500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates/universe
> amd64 Packages
>         100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
>      4:4.13.0-0ubuntu1 0
>         500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/universe amd64
> Packages
> 
> In 12.04 the are 3.4.1-0ubuntu1 and 4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.1 respectively.
> 


Maybe this will be of help/interest:

<https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=276103>
(Dolphin opens gedit-associated files with 2 gedit tabs)




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