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fahorne
September 9th, 2008, 06:12 PM
Emachine 566i
32mb ram
7.5 gb hd

Installed Xububtu and tried to: sudo gedit /etc/fstab.
It prompts me for pwd (which I give), then "command not found."
What's the deal. That is a valid command.

anotherdisciple
September 9th, 2008, 06:15 PM
does Xubuntu use Gedit? Try nano

wolfen69
September 9th, 2008, 06:21 PM
you got xubuntu to load with only 32mb ram? does not sound right. as far as i know, xubuntu does not use gedit. find out what text editor xubuntu uses and try again.

anotherdisciple
September 9th, 2008, 06:28 PM
I read that mousepad is the default editor... try this:


sudo mousepad /etc/fstab

if that doesn't work...



sudo nano /etc/fstab

hyper_ch
September 9th, 2008, 06:40 PM
It is advised to use a descriptive topic title; that means use a topic title that gives some clue about the content in the thread itself...

A generic topic title like "noob here" or "need help" does not help at all. As you may have notices, just about everyone posting in here has some kind of a problem or issue or question ;)

billgoldberg
September 9th, 2008, 06:53 PM
It is advised to use a descriptive topic title; that means use a topic title that gives some clue about the content in the thread itself...

A generic topic title like "noob here" or "need help" does not help at all. As you may have notices, just about everyone posting in here has some kind of a problem or issue or question ;)

Agreed.

To OP:

Use mousepad instead of gedit.

Or install gedit.

oldos2er
September 9th, 2008, 06:55 PM
Emachine 566i
32mb ram
7.5 gb hd

Installed Xububtu and tried to: sudo gedit /etc/fstab.
It prompts me for pwd (which I give), then "command not found."
What's the deal. That is a valid command.

How on earth did you install Xubuntu with only 32MB RAM?

darrelljon
September 9th, 2008, 07:01 PM
On 32Mb RAM, its likely Xubuntu just ran out of memory before it loaded a graphical desktop environment. Stick to Slitaz (http://www.slitaz.org/en/), Damn Small Linux (http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/) or Puppy Linux (http://www.puppylinux.org/) instead. Check out the links in my signature too and let us know how you get on.

fahorne
September 10th, 2008, 12:53 AM
Thanks, all. Gedit wasn't in Xubuntu. I installed and it works great.:-D:o:)