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Old 11-03-2003, 12:28 PM   #1
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Write permissions in local on ML 9.1

It seems the stupidest things are holding me back...

I'm trying to edit a fil on the usr/local/ directory, but it keeps saying I dont have write permission... I know the CLI command is 'su' but how do I get permission under the GUI?
Old 11-03-2003, 12:56 PM   #2
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$ su
<enter root password>
# kedit /usr/local/<filename>

That should bring up kedit with root priveleges displaying the file you want to edit.

Alternative. In your kmenu go to Applications>File tools>File Manager-Super User mode.

Enter your root password when prompted to do so and konqueror will open with root priveleges. Hit F9 to get the navigation panel on the left and navigate to the file you want to edit. Click on it and it will open your default gui text editor with root priveleges displaying the file selected.

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