[xubuntu-users] mousepad wiped out file content when font change tried

Peter Flynn peter at silmaril.ie
Tue Jul 15 22:04:51 UTC 2014

On 07/15/2014 10:13 PM, Juan R. de Silva wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:02:52 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> JFTR if you want such a simple editor as mousepad, perhaps the GTK based
>> leafpad is ok.
> I do not like either of them. Both are way to simple to my taste. Gedit 
> would be just fine but installing it in Xubuntu wants to install 
> zeitgeist and related libs, which I definitely do not want.

Emacs. I can't trust anything else.

> Do you mind to explain to a Xubuntu newbie what is the "hidden file" 
> you've mentioned?

Any file whose name begins with a dot (.) is hidden: it does not show up
when you type ls unless you use the -a ("all") option. Graphical file
managers have a switch or config option (Ctrl-H, by convention) to hide
or reveal hidden files.

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