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Re: Successful install of Fedora7 in VPC2007 guest



On Wed, 05 Sep 2007 18:53:01 -0400, Jim Cornette
<fc-cornette insight rr com> wrote:

>Bo Berglund wrote:
>> On Wed, 05 Sep 2007 17:15:56 +0930, Tim <ignored_mailbox yahoo com au>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> On Wed, 2007-09-05 at 07:02 +0200, Bo Berglund wrote:
>>>> I actually first tried that, logging in as myself. But when I wanted
>>>> to edit grub.conf using the text editor it would not allow me and I
>>>> could not see any way of starting the text editor with root privileges
>>>> either.
>>> You'd issue the command for it from within that command line interface.
>>> That sort of thing (having a separate CLI window for root) is the usual
>>> way of starting things with root privileges when you're logged in as
>>> yourself.
>> 
>> Then I have to know what command actually starts the GUI text editor,
>> and I don't...
>
>gedit &
>for GNOME

I did not know that this was the one, but now I tested it from a
terminal window and sure enough it pops up the GUI window that is the
same as from Applications/Accessories/Text Editor

Which is what I need to get into the setup instructions of course!
This solves the problem since in terminal one would do:

su -
password:
gedit /boot/grub/grub.conf

Then the editor will come up and the next thing to do is to switch off
word wrap in preferences and one is ready to go.

Thanks, I will put this into the docs I will prepare.


Bo Berglund


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