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Aug 07, 2016

GEdit is default text editor in GNOME environment. It could be extremelly slow in Ubuntu 12.04, even on powerful machines (e.g. dual core CPU, 2GB of RAM...).

The solution is to disable File Browser plugin in GEdit.

1) Start GEdit

2) Select Edit > Preferences

3) Choose Plugins tab

4) Deselect File Browser Panel plugin

5) Close the window