Root! Root! Root!

Eamonn Sullivan eamonn.sullivan at
Thu Mar 24 06:59:21 UTC 2005

On Thu, 24 Mar 2005 01:59:45 -0500, gmike <ulist at> wrote:
> since you cannot do everything with command, i think, how do you user
> root permission.
> trying to edit /etc/apt or /etc/fstab, these are very important to me.
> i cannot mount my ntfs because i do not have permission

If I understand your question correct, you would do one of the
following, depending on your (editor) religious persuasion. These are
listed in my order of preference, but if you don't know what was emacs
or vi are, then I'd suggest the third one:

sudo emacs /etc/fstab
sudo vi /etc/fstab
gksudo gedit /etc/fstab


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