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Old 08-07-2003, 12:02 AM   #16
ByNature
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Thanks for the links, I will definitely check them out.

I intuitively go to Terminal:

[serge@localhost serge]$ su
Password:
[root@localhost serge]# /boot/grub/grub.conf
bash: /boot/grub/grub.conf: Permission denied
[root@localhost serge]#


in the explorer (sorry ) the file icon has ghostbusters icon on it (red circle with diagonal line)
 
Old 08-07-2003, 12:28 AM   #17
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Because, its in /etc/. To edit it type:
gedit /etc/grub.conf
 
Old 08-07-2003, 12:34 AM   #18
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....and the grub.conf file is in the /etc folder, oh and once again you have to be root to edit it
not only is it the wrong file like jatt told you (and like i told you a few posts ago) but you have to open it with a text editor and not just type the filename directly, so don't disregard what jatt is saying when he put gedit in front of the filename...
you can also use/try pico, vi, emacs, joe ...whatever is easiest for you...if your doing this within X, then gedit will probably be the most user friendly to you as its pretty much like notepad in windows...
 
  


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