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Re: Text editor won't let me edit conf files. How do I?



>> I'm not good at the command line (Just past newbie).  I try to edit .conf
>> files to set up samba but the text editor tells me I don't have
>> permission.  All of the system admin functions ask me for authorization
>> and then let me do whatever but not the text editor.  I have added the gdm
>> group to  the directories the gnome docs told me to (/run/gdm).  I have
>> added the gdm group to my user group profile.  How can I get a GUI text
>> editor to let me edit .conf files?
>
you can also use this command:

su -c 'gedit /etc/your_file.conf'
Password:

Give your root password when it asks.
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Rangeen Basu Roy Chowdhury
Fedora Ambassador
sherry151 gmail com


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