[kwlug-disc] Ubunbtu 11.04 : Source Code Editors

Kyle Spaans 3lucid at gmail.com
Sun May 15 09:10:31 EDT 2011


2011/5/14 John Johnson <jvj at golden.net>:
> Moreover, with a new install of Ubunbtu 11.04 I am getting errors w/gedit
> (again out-of -the-box).
> It appears that gedit is trying to update a history file or file(s) and that
> this operation is failing due to permissions.
> (n.b. As I am not logged in as 'root' or 'superuser' I have been using: sudo
> to launch gedit.)

Forgive me for being nit-picky and OT, but what are you editing that
requires you to `sudo gedit <file>`? Are you editing system config
files? If not, you shouldn't need root permission. If so, then it
sounds like you're doing the right thing. :-P



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