Missing hard drive space

jdow jdow at earthlink.net
Mon Apr 20 09:34:08 UTC 2009

From: "Amedee Van Gasse (Ubuntu)" <amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be>
Sent: Monday, 2009/April/20 02:18

> On Mon, April 20, 2009 10:37, MG wrote:

> Ok, good. But now I realize that perhaps you are not comfortable with a
> console text editor like nano. Thank $DEITY that I didn't let you use
> vi...
> Unfortunately I edit all my important configuration files in a console,
> and I'm not familiar with the exact syntax to start a graphical text
> editor like gedit in root mode. I hope that someone else can help you
> there.

For editing "what works" is just fine. {^_-}

For viewing and cut and paste - whazzamattahwith "less"?

Open console.
"less /etc/fstab"
Drag off the interesting text.
Copy it to clipboard.
Paste it to email.

But, then, I am an old lazy bitch.


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