On 03/04/18 11:13, Gordon Ewasiuk wrote:
I had a text document open in gedit when a power outage hit. This is a
file that I hadn't saved or named yet so it was still an "Untitled
Document 1" but was loaded with content.
Does gedit autosave open files anywhere?
I checked /tmp and /var/tmp but came up empty. I also grepped the
filesystem but turned up nothing.
(This isn't a complaint. It's my own fault for not saving the
document. Shame on me!)
Well, it would seem you're out of luck if this article is still valid....
I don't use gnome or gedit but on a test system shows...
[egreshko@f27gq ~]$ gsettings get org.gnome.gedit.preferences.editor auto-save
So, that would seem to confirm that it isn't enabled by default. It also makes me
wonder why one has to resort to the command line to enable features on a GUI. But,
hey, that's just me. :-) :-)
A motto of mine is: When in doubt, try it out