file editor with SU priveliges?????

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file editor with SU priveliges?????

Postby geraldw321 on Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:44 pm

hi there im trying to edit my fstab file and cant find an editor that willl let me i need SU/root priveleges is there an editor in mint im not finding that will do this ????
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Re: file editor with SU priveliges?????

Postby lakona on Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:51 pm

Have you tried gedit?

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sudo gedit /etc/fstab


or in the command line there is nano:

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sudo nano /etc/fstab


and vim:

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sudo vim /etc/fstab
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Re: file editor with SU priveliges?????

Postby geraldw321 on Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:57 pm

THANK YOU nano worked
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Re: file editor with SU priveliges?????

Postby mank_in on Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:27 pm

another reference : http://linux.about.com/cs/linux101/g/gksu.htm
cinnamon :
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gksu gedit /etc/fstab


MATE:
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gksu pluma /etc/fstab
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