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Old 02-07-2007, 12:42 PM   #16
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I have changed the text ....how does one save it ....I tried ^X and it asks to save to which I press Y
but when I restart its still "Other" , using nano again and it has reverted back to Other.

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Old 02-07-2007, 01:38 PM   #17
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Hmmm

I assume you are running as root (on my machine the file will not even open otherwise.)

open file
make changes
ctrl-X to close
Y to confirm saving changes
nano then shows the file name--hit return to confirm

If you can't get it working, do some experiments with junk files--eg just create a file in nano and see if you can save it OK
 
Old 02-07-2007, 01:42 PM   #18
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How does one save after editing ....I tried ^X then Y to save and exit but it does not seem to achieve it.
 
Old 02-07-2007, 01:45 PM   #19
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How does one save after editing ....I tried ^X then Y to save and exit but it does not seem to achieve it.
see previous post---crossed in the mail?
 
Old 02-07-2007, 04:21 PM   #20
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sorry missed your reply

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Old 02-07-2007, 04:35 PM   #21
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Everything is fine and dandy

I was not pressing enter after the Y , DOH!

Thanks for your patience.
 
Old 02-07-2007, 06:35 PM   #22
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Hooray!!

Some interfaces take getting used to...I'm glad YOU were patient
 
  


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