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Old 05-02-2004, 04:21 AM   #1
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Root


How do u sign in as root .eg. 2 change a file tht is in /var/lib/wine
Im runnin mandrake 10.0

Thanx
 
Old 05-02-2004, 04:30 AM   #2
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su <enter>
then enter the root pw.
 
Old 05-02-2004, 04:34 AM   #3
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Where at? (not in console)
 
Old 05-02-2004, 05:22 AM   #4
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Look for a "File Manager - Super User Mode" entry in your menu system.

When you get there you can open the file in your favorite text editor by right clicking for a nice menu.


Alternatively you can use su in a console as was previously suggested, and manually start your favorite gui-style text editor with root status.

Then just browse to the file you need to edit and edit it.
 
  


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