[SOLVED sheer joy]Filezilla edit .json problem

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[SOLVED sheer joy]Filezilla edit .json problem

Post by Charlie » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:05 pm

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I am attempting to get Transmission to work on my router but the relevant file will not let me edit it. Using Filezilla and a SSH connection.
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Re: Problem editing file on router

Post by Charlie » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:26 pm

Files with the extension .json have no program associated to open them. How do I associate this extension with a text editor?

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Re: Problem editing file on router

Post by Charlie » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:47 pm

I've managed to download the relevant .json file, edit it in Mint, then upload and overwrite the file there. But on reboot of the router my changes are lost so cannot access GUI via browser. Anyone know how to make settings changes stick?


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Re: Problem editing file on router

Post by Charlie » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:10 pm

Is there a .json editor for Linux Mint? I can use open with once I have a file on my desktop but there is no always open files of this type option.

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Re: Problem editing file on router

Post by Charlie » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:17 pm

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I think I have set an association in Mint because they open in the text editor now when clicked, but if I try to use the edit function in Filezilla it says it cannot find an association.

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Re: Filezilla edit .json problem

Post by JerryF » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:21 pm

Charlie,

You may want to give someone a chance to respond to your posts. Sometimes, it takes a while for a member who has the knowledge to help you.

Giving information is good, but too much isn't productive.
IF your problem has been solved, please edit your original post and add [SOLVED] to the beginning of the Subject Line. It helps other members.

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Re: Filezilla edit .json problem

Post by Charlie » Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:25 pm

JerryF wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:21 pm
Charlie,

You may want to give someone a chance to respond to your posts. Sometimes, it takes a while for a member who has the knowledge to help you.

Giving information is good, but too much isn't productive.
Okay, just documenting things I have tried like.

export EDITOR=/usr/bin/gedit

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Re: [SOLVED sheer joy]Filezilla edit .json problem

Post by Charlie » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:52 am

In order to make changes to "settings.json" permanent the Transmission service and the Web Client must be off and closed. Then when the router reboots, settings changes are saved. - Hooray!

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