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



Rangeen Basu wrote:
> you can also use this command:
> 
> su -c 'gedit /etc/your_file.conf'
> Password:

Using su with GUI apps can lead to X11 sockets and the like getting wrong
permissions and screwing up that user's configuration. YMMV.

        Kevin Kofler


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