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6answers
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Editing CSV files in Ubuntu

What is a good way to edit CSV files in Ubuntu? The files look something like this: This,is,data,with,a,header 2,2,3,4,, 1,,3,,6,6 ,5,3,5,5,6 1,2,,,, 1,2,3,4,8,6 1,,9,,5,9 -1,,3,4,5,6 1,2,0,4,5,6 ...
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1answer
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How do you use sftp with gedit on Ubuntu?

Do you need a plugin to edit sftp files on a remote server with gedit? Which one works best? What about (non-secure) ftp?
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1answer
127 views

MC on Ubuntu: Save cursor in editor when leaving it

I am using midnight commander (mc) on ubuntu and have figured out that after editing or viewing a file and leaving it the cursor position is not saved after opening it once again. Does anybody know ...
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2answers
229 views

How to open file to edit tw.pol in Ubuntu?

How to open to in unknown encoding to edit (tw.pol) in Ubuntu?
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1answer
313 views

gedit snippets are not activated?

I want to use facility of gedit to insert snippets. The documentation suggests (doc): Using snippets Install the plugin. Menu: Tools -> Manage Snippets. A dialog will appear and you can start add ...
32
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5answers
21k views

Change default text editor for crontab to vim

I'm using ubuntu 9.10 and the default text editor is nano, which i hate. (doesn't everyone?) Normally it's not a problem as i just vi or gedit everything but crontab -e is opening with nano. I ...
4
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2answers
3k views

How do I change the default text editor in Ubuntu

How can I change the default text editor for console programs in Ubuntu. When I run mutt and send a message, it currently loads up Joe and I would prefet to load Vim. I know I can change $EDITOR for ...
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8answers
487 views

Text editor for Linux [closed]

My requirements: Ctrl+Y acts as redo I can launch it from the commandline The text is readable Almost all editors fail at #1 despite this being the standard redo key in every other program I use ...
2
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1answer
320 views

Something remapped <C-w> in Vim, how do I reclaim it?

I've been adding a lot of things to my Vim configuration, and apparently one of the plugins I've installed is reclaiming . Whenever I use that key combination, it shows this error: "E784: Cannot close ...