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Old 05-03-2006, 07:40 AM   #1
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editing the fstab

when somone tells you to edit the fstab...are you just suposed to use kwrite or any text editor?
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Most linux configuration files, including fstab, are in plain text. Any plain text editor can be used. Just don't use a word processor, because they put all kinds of non-plain-text stuff in.
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Yeah when editing configs, dont use word processors, i prefer simple CLI ones like nano and Joe for most stuff, or GUI like kedit and gedit when having to copy and paste alot
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I use gedit, nano or vim. SO I'd suggest you use kedit if you are using KDE. NEVER use a word processor like Openoffice or Koffice to edit a text file.


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