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Old 07-09-2003, 06:31 AM   #1
TomTheNewbie
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crontab problem


I'm trying to set up the ipchaser program in Slackwr 9, and am running into problems when i run
# crontab -e

and when i try to edit the file, it returns the message
"insert is illegal in vim mode"
any other methods of how i can work around this is muchly appreciated.

Thanks in Advance
Tom The Newbie


 
Old 07-09-2003, 07:12 AM   #2
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use whatever editor you want on the files directly
/etc/crontab
/etc/cron.*
 
  


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