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

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Fri Mar 6 21:36:58 UTC 2009

Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 14:54 -0500, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
>> Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>>> Give your root password when it asks.
>>>> -
>>> The essential point is that you have to be root to edit files with only
>>> root w permissions
>> No, you don't.  This is the whole point of sudoedit.
>> Matt Flaschen
> Your nit picking. Sudo allows you root privileges on a limited basis.
> You still have to have root privileges, which was my point.

Do you actually know how sudoedit works?  The editor is not run as root.

Matt Flaschen

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