Re: Two Lenny problems
On Monday 22 February 2010 14:45:11 Stephen Powell wrote:
> I earlier recommended gedit, which is a graphical text
> editor for the GNOME desktop environment. I thought that's what you
> were running. I didn't realize you were using KDE.
Kwrite in KDE is a good compromise between vi and word-processors, and I would
say is at a similar "level" to gedit in Gnome. Assuming KDE 3.5.x;
To use it to edit config files:
From KDE do Alt+F2.
Type "kdesu kwrite" (without the quotation marks) in the snall window that
When asked for password, enter the root password.
Load file as you would in a wordprocessor.
Save As to a new name. (e.g. conf.file.old)
Reload file under original name.
Edit. Save. Close Kwrite.
I believe that KDE 4.x.x operates in a similar way.