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Old 09-11-2007, 11:47 AM   #1
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changing fstab

I have edited fstab to allow the hda1 to be mounted but, when I try to save the file it says I do not have permission for this????

I am a new user so I do not know how to do this,, help please
Old 09-11-2007, 11:51 AM   #2
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type this in a terminal
sudo gedit /etc/fstab
After you gave it your password, you will be able to edit and save this file
Old 09-11-2007, 11:57 AM   #3
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Thanks,, that worked,,,
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You will also need to set up the sudo command.
To do this, log in as root, read 'man visudo' and
'man sudo', then edit the sudoers file with 'visudo'.
If you need help along the way, please just ask.



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