I’m having trouble editing simple text document that’s located on my network storage using default Manjaro’s “mousepad” editor. To be more precise, double click triggers only a loading circle animation and nothing else happens - the document won’t even open. But for example when i try using “leafpad” editor same thing works just fine.
And when i try editing document on local storage it works fine using both programs. Problem occurs only with editing these “remote” files with mousepad.
Is that a bug in mousepad ?
I know that answer to this question could be, well just use leafpad instead, but for curiosity sake and for sake of having as less redundant software on my PC, i would like to know if that can be achieved with default editor
Any ideas / suggestions?
Hi and welcome to the forum
If it has no problem opening local files:
- It could be related to permission settings, but then again you should have the same problem with any other editor.
- If the problem only happens in
Mousepad it would indeed indicate a bug in this default editor of XFCE. (IMHO)
I would suggest you to file a bug report at: Issues · Apps / mousepad · GitLab
Maybe your issue is related to:
Hello TriMoon and thank you for the warm welcome
Your response is pretty detailed and to be honest didn’t expected that someone would invest that much effort to post a link to relevant mousepad tickets. So thank you for that.
I will definitely check those and will open new ticket in case its not done before me.
Just a short followup on this topic. I did create a new ticket on GitLab, but it seem to be a duplicate of ticket.
@TriMoon You somehow posted link to the original issue in your previous response. So hats off
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