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Old 04-02-2004, 01:28 PM   #1
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Opening lilo.conf


Hi. I am still a bit new to linux. I am trying to open lilo.conf in text mode. I have changed its permission to rwxwrxwrx. When I type ./lilo.conf I get a few error messages. As its a file not a program is there a different command for me to use like edit?
 
Old 04-02-2004, 01:32 PM   #2
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you need to specify which editor to open with

There are plenty of command line editors.
I use vim. -type vim [filename]
some others are pico, emacs.
which one is better? Lets' not go there right now
 
Old 04-02-2004, 01:33 PM   #3
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./lilo.conf is going to try and run the file as if it was an executable.

open it with a text editor like:

vi lilo.conf

And change your permissions back please on the file, its not suppose to have rwx for everyone, etc.
 
Old 04-02-2004, 01:36 PM   #4
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Change the permissions back to rw-r--r--. Also, remember to run 'lilo' to apply changes.
 
Old 04-02-2004, 01:45 PM   #5
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Will do. Thanks.
 
  


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