Re: keep old files
----- Original Message -----
From: Kent West <email@example.com>
Date: Sunday, December 7, 2003 10:19 am
Subject: Re: keep old files
> Joydeep Bakshi wrote:
> >Hi list,
> >I am a newbie debian user (switched from RH).
> >I have faced a strange prob. in woody. whenever I modified any
> file the
> >previous contents is backedup with a *~* sign and the modified
> one is saved
> >with the actual name. like *test.kwd* will be *test.kwd* after
> >but there will be an extra *test.kwd~* also.
> >plz suggest me how to stop the generation of this second back-up
> "modified" how? At the command line with some bash command? In
> application like emacs? Via a desktop environment's file manager,
when I modify an existing kwd file (kde word), or modifying any text file using vi editor.