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Old 06-29-2006, 12:31 PM   #1
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Unhappy terminal question


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i mad some change in kismet (kismet.conf) and i dont know how to save my work in the terminal can anyone help me ...
 
Old 06-29-2006, 12:38 PM   #2
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Which editor did you use? Did you edit kismet.conf using vi or nano or what? If you used vi (or vim; it's a commonly used text editor), then you can save the work by typing
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:wq
and pressing enter; the ":" starts a "command", w means "write" and q "quit".

If you used nano, press CTRL+O to save the file. The editor should give you instructions, though...
 
Old 06-29-2006, 12:48 PM   #3
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realy newbie question

i used vi

were i type :wq ????

and thanks for all these information
 
Old 06-29-2006, 01:16 PM   #4
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as long as you are not in insert mode. (hit esc to get out of insert mode)
:wq will just appear at the bottom (: tells vi to expect a command)

refer to this page to lean more about vi

cheers
 
Old 06-29-2006, 01:20 PM   #5
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thank you so much guys for your help
 
Old 06-29-2006, 09:33 PM   #6
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no problem. That's what LQ is all about! Keep posting!
 
Old 06-29-2006, 10:21 PM   #7
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Actually,
:x
does the same thing with less typing.
 
  


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