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I cannot edit everying is read only


How can I edit and save?

Please guide...


Thank you

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Question by:walkerdba
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by:Mazdajai
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You need to login as root.

You login as a regular user - root2, despite the fact it has a similar name.
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Dave Baldwin earned 500 total points
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At the command line...
gksudo gedit /etc/hosts

Open in new window

That will allow you to login temporarily as root so you can edit and save the hosts file.
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