Jan malepatus at
Thu Feb 25 18:38:16 UTC 2010

Jim Byrnes wrote:
> 1) I found to edit a file in /var/www with jedit I must do gksudo jedit 
> and supply my password.
> 2) The jedit session that opens does not have the same customizations 
> (for example downloaded plugins) that would show up if I opened jedit 
> from the Applications menu to work on a file in my Home folder.
> 1) Is there a way to open jedit from the applications menu and have it 
> ask for my password so that I could edit any file?
> 2)  Do I need to have 2 sets of settings for jedit?
> If this is strictly a jedit issue, I apologize. I just don't know if 
> this is the normal behavior for using a app to modify files outside of 
> the home folder.
> Regards,  Jim
If I got you right, the "chown" command is the solution:


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