Archive for April, 2014

Gedit File Search Plugin 1.2 now supports Gedit 3.12

April 13, 2014

The latest Gedit File Search Plugin now adds support for two more Gedit versions: Gedit 3.10 will be used by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS “Trusty Tahr” (soon be released), and Gedit 3.12 is currently the latest bleeding-edge release available.

Unfortunately the Gedit in Ubuntu 14.04 lacks some features which were used by this plugin: namely, the file browser in the side bar doesn’t offer a Search in Files shortcut any more, and highlighting of file search results in opened documents doesn’t work any more. While Gedit has regained these features in later versions, that’s only small consolation for Ubuntu LTS users.
I’m not sure if there’s a way to work around these shortcomings, or if it’s possible to add these features to the Ubuntu Gedit version. Guess once we actually start using it in the next weeks/months it’ll become apparent whether this is a real problem.

There haven’t been any other changes in this release; but if you run a new version of Gedit, download Gedit File Search Plugin 1.2 and give it a try!