gksudo gedit filename bug

Bug #1003809 reported by Maraschin on 2012-05-24
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gedit (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When try to open "gedit filename" in combination with gksund, an extra tab will be created with the title: "Untitled Document 1" and the icon on that tab will be spining as if it tries to open the file. The tab in question will not be able to be edit but you can close it.

Steps to reproduce:
1. Type
    gksudo gedit filename
    where filename is an existing file that can be edited.
2. You should see the problem as described above.

Version tested: Ubuntu 12.04 64bit with the latest updates.

uname -a
Linux maximus 3.2.0-24-generic #39-Ubuntu SMP Mon May 21 16:52:17 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

gedit --version
gedit - Version 3.4.1
GKsu version 2.0.2

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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