Here's how to configure gedit on a Windows system to save your tabs (much like Firefox can save tabs from your session and re-launch them each time you start the app.
Gedit comes with a plugin called "Session saver" which doesn't appear to work
- Download gedit. Best to grab a win32 binary
- Install it
- Download the reopen-tabs-gedit-plugin
- Extract the contents of the .tar.gz file using an appropriate extractor like 7-zip
- Move the contents of the .tar.gz file to the "C:\Program Files\gedit\lib\gedit-2\plugins\" directory
- This consists of a directory called "reopen-tabs" and a file called "reopen-tabs.gedit-plugin"
- After moving the files you should have these
- Due to differences between Linux and Windows we have to change one thing. Create a directory for the plugin configuration.
- The directory name is "C:\Documents and Settings\myusername\.gnome2\gedit\plugins\reopen-tabs" where "myusername" is your user name
- You can easily create this directory by running this command :
- Copy the plugin.conf file from the "reopen-tabs" directory you just installed over to the new directory you've created
- Here's a command to do this copy :
- Run gedit
- Go to the "Edit" menu and click "Preferences"
- Under the "Plugins" tab find "Reopen Tabs" and check it.
- You can click "Configure Plugin" to set whether you want to be prompted to save your tabs or not when existing gedit.
- Click close