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We need to compile the package even the binaray package is available for use in the distribution repositories, for instance you have got the binary package which as some special features have disabled so, ifyou need to enable those features, at this stage you need to download the source enable the required features, compile and install it into the system.

step1:Get the source from the distribution repositories, here I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS so I will download the package from the ubuntu repositores
tulsi@surfer:~$ apt-get source gedit
Edit it’s configuration file as per your requirement, compile and install it

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