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Funny bug with missing applications after using Screen Time & Limits

I wanted a way to lock applications so thought that using Screen Time and Limits, previously called Parental Controls, would be a smart way of doing this by locking applications like Code and Files ...
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Save window for Code app not displaying

I installed eOS 5.1.7 Hera a couple days ago on my 2012 Macbook Pro and I'm having a hard time with using specific apps. The one in particular is Code, a default text editing app that comes with Hera. ...
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How to get ElementaryOS's Source Code and how to compile it?

I would like to know how to get the complete source code of ElementaryOS and how to compile it (on windows, if possible). I wanted to make it clear that I am new to stackexchange and that I am not ...
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Advantages and disadvantages of the program Code. Documentation on features and differences from others

Hello respected community and developers. First, I want to express my gratitude for your work. I am interested in the program for text and code editing - Code. I would like to ask about its ...
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In which folder does Code store the unsaved text files?

In which folder does Code store the unsaved text files? I have not clicked the save button and the file name is New Document. Where is it stored?
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Elementary OS Code save behavior

I lost a lot of changes recently and I'm trying to figure out what went wrong, how to avoid this issue in the future, and how to recover my work if possible. Does Elementary OS's Code app save files ...
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Why does the trash can in Plank open Code instead of Files?

(Left) Clicking on the trash can in Plank, or right clicking on it and selecting "Open Trash" opens Code--the text editor--instead of Files. My first thought was to check if any nonsense ...
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dpkg: error processing package teamviewer (--install):

i was trying all solution in youtube, but no one solve my problem.. It's my first time using ementary os, so can someone help me please
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Settings schema 'io.elementary.code.settings' does not contain a key named 'smart-cut-copy'

Unable to open elementary's built in text-editor: code. When launching from dock, it never opens while the cursor gets replaced by a circular spinner for 10-15 seconds. When launched from terminal, ...
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Change Code theme color [duplicate]

Is there a way to change the code app black background color to be equal to terminal color to get a cool integration? Look at the image for a better understanding. Thank you in advance.
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How can I create a game like Alias?

I’m an ESL teacher in Russia. To engage my students more I really want to create a HTML5 game similar to Alias (see https://apps.apple.com/ru/app/alias-party-game/id1163843973?l=en). I’m not a coder, ...
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Code editor does not have a “project/folder” button

When I see the screenshots on Github then I have to conclude that my code editor looks a bit different: Between the "Open file" button and the "Save file"-button in the left top corner of the image ...
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Wildcard searches in Code

I've been struggling with finding a working wildcard search in the Code application. Is there a character I'm missing? I'd like to be able to highlight multiple numbered items, replacing the number ...
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Code - Spell check extension - where to add/remove dictionaries?

I would like to use spell check extension in Code but have not find any place, how to add/remove languages (dictionaries). Can you help me, where is the config for this extension, and/or where to ...
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Dark theme on Elementary Code instead of “Solarized Dark”

I would like to know if there is any possibility to change the configuration in Code App to set a Dark Theme instead of "Solarized Dark" or if there is any plugin to set a dark theme in Code App. ...
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Configure Code to forget opened files

I use Code a lot, and I know that restoring apps' state is a core elementary OS design principle. But I find myself bugged by the fact that every time I open Code I am presented with a huge list of ...
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Code don't work

I made this code, but it doesn't work correctly. The window is created, but the button does not appear. I do not receive any error reports. Would anyone know why? public class MyApp : Gtk.Application ...
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Code - Toggle sidebar

All Is there any way to disable the sidebar in Code permanently? I've searched everywhere. in I can't find this option in code and OS settings.
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How can I print from within the Code app? [closed]

I cannot seem to find a button or selection in the Code application to print an open document.
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How to develop extensions for Code?

How can I develop an Extension for Code. I want to recreate atom's pigments package into Code.
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io.elementary.code wont run on juno

i have one problem with my Code, i cant run it from terminal but from GUI sometimes work sometimes wont open and have some errors when open, i am reinstalled it couple of times but nothing, i was ...
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How To Configure the Terminal in Code

The question says it all. I would like to configure the integrated terminal of Code (especially get rid of some lurid colours), but I can't find any option to do so, nor any configuration file. How ...
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What keyboard shortcuts are available in Code?

What keyboard shortcuts are available for actions like manipulating files and directories / projects, manipulating code / text, showing / hiding features, etc.
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How to add support for additional coding languages?

When working on web dev projects, we work with many file formats, some of which aren't recognised by Code, such as .twig. Is there a way to add support for these? If not, is there a way to treat all ...
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code text editor problem in elementary os juno

I have another problem but with the code editor this time it does not let me create a new tab even when I right click and click new tab nothing happens I tried uninstalling it and installing it ...
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How to toggle text wrapping in Code?

I'm using Code to view and edit tab separated files, composed by long entries. When Code breaks the lines, it messes with my view of the file. How can I turn off text wrapping?
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Open elementary apps from the command-line

How can I open elementary apps from the command-line? Particularly Code and Files. I already found /usr/bin/io.elementary.files and /usr/bin/io.elementary.code, build they are not really convenient. ...
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Some bugs I found + 'code' related questions

I have downloaded and install elementary OS 5.0 Juno for a few days now and during that time, I think I have noticed some bugs, mostly just minor. For starter, every time you log in to the OS, the ...
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Code - How to “search in project”

In most editors it's possible to perform a search within the open folder/project. How can this be achieved with Code in Juno, if at all possible?
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io.elementary.code application name

First of all, I want to thank you guys for all your hard work. I really enjoy the consistency and fluidity of Elementary OS. The custom basic applications follow those patterns nicely and they are ...
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Can't launch Code via alias

I installed Code (the new Scratch) via the instructions here. I also created an alias in my .bashrc file to launch it for purposes of running as su: alias code = 'io.elementary.code' Unfortunately ...
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Prevent Scratch from making files with tilde

Everytime I edit something in Scratch, it creates a file with the same name ending with a tilde (~). How can I prevent this? This is really annoying while working with Git.
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Broken Default App Association

I recently accidentally deleted my sources list, but have successfully rebuilt. However, all default application like scratch, pantheon terminal, seemed to lose its default application association. ...
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Missing spell check in file extensions other than *.txt

The Scratch spell check extension does not work with some file extensions such as *.tex or *.php in elementary OS Loki. Is there a workaround for this?
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Unable to open scratch as root

When I open files as administrator and try to open a text file as root to edit it, scratch does not open. Wingpanel turns opaque as though scratch is maximized, but nothing displays. Eventually I get ...
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Text replacement in scratch-text-editor

How do you replace text on scratch? Usually, text replace prompt has two text fields, but what I get is a single text field. If I click "Replace" or "Replace all", found texts are replaced by null , ...
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Print from Scratch as it looks in the editor [closed]

How do I print (to a file) from Scratch editor as it looks (mono-scpaced and syntax highlighted)?
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How to install Scratch Text Editor in Ubuntu 16.04

I would like to know if it's possible to install Scratch text-editor in Ubuntu 16.04.
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How to modify scratch text editor bracket completion plugin?

I want to modify the brackets completion plugin but I can't find a way, is even possible to do so? or I have to write a new plugin?
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How to write plugin for scratch text editor from elementary os?

I've been using scratch for quite some time and its features as an IDE are very limited. So I was wondering how to develop/install new third party plugins for it but I was unable to find any ...
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Make Scratch stop asking to save a file before closing a file [closed]

How can I make Scratch stop asking to save before closing a file, while I make no changes? This happens when I did Preferences > Behavior > radio button off 'Save files when changed'. Thank-you!
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How do I find shortcuts to text editor Scratch?

Hi I would like to know how to change between the in-build terminal and text editor tabs without mouse in scratch.
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Scratch editor binary file load and session restoring problems

I'm on Freya. Scratch editor can't load (large?) binary files. It get stuck. Then if I force-close the app, when reopening it, it tries to restore the session and get stuck again. How can I 'recover' ...
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Where does Scratch saves temporary files?

I've set Scratch to show a welcome screen every time I open it so it doesn't show what I was doing previously. However, I just accidentally closed it and lost something I didn't save that I want to ...
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Can you port elementary's default apps to Ubuntu?

So is it possible to port apps like Scratch to a stock version of Ubuntu and if so where should I look to get started? As far as I can tell it should be possible since Scratch uses GTK which works ...
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Scratch editor: see cursor position

How can I see the actual cursor position? Usually, other editors use the status bar for this, but I can not find where is the option to enable it (even checked with the dconf editor). Is there a ...
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Scratch “tab” option [closed]

So by default Scratch comes with the option that changes your tabs from being tabs to just spaces. Now, this works fine whilst within Scratch, and i'm not arguing the fact that this silly option is ...
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How to change the Encoding? (Greek- ISO-8859-7)

Can I choose that encoding instead of the default? I can open a file with similar apps. If I open the same file with Scratch, it displays non-readable characters. I cannot find the appropriate setting ...
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How can I clear currently opened files in Scratch?

Whenever I try and open Scratch, it tries to load the files I previously had open. While I want to keep the behaviour, one of the files I opened was an SVG of several MBs. As a result, Scratch now ...
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how can I add indents to code in scratch manually or automatically?

How do I manually add indentations in scratch ? auto indentation does not seem to be working for me. I have tried Alt+Ctrl+F and right arrow key like on some other text editors. Is this a bug? any ...