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Old 11-30-2005, 08:11 AM   #1
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FC4: Changing locked Grub file


G'day all,

I've been trying FC4 for a few weeks. Unlike other distros (it seems), FC4 doesn't allow me to logon as root in to manipulate files in a graphical mode. I can access root in the terminal without a problem.

I'm lookin for something that will allow me to open a Grub menu and make changes to it using a text editor.

John
 
Old 11-30-2005, 08:51 AM   #2
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In a terminal;

su
<root password>

<editor of choice eg gedit,kwrite, joe, vi,emacs> /path/to/grub/menu

While joe and vi are command line editors (emacs launches a GUI for me, xemacs?) the others are gui editors, if you have gnome you probably have gedit, likewise kwrite for KDE
 
Old 12-01-2005, 07:55 AM   #3
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Thanks Ethics, I'll give that a go.

Cheers
John
 
  


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