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Re: vi

 Jerry Feldman wrote: 
> On Sat, 26 Jan 2008 17:17:37 -0500 
> jbk <[hidden email]> wrote: 
>> I need to add a user to sudoers and that must be done with 
>> visudo. I don't use vi and it is not installed. I can start 
>> visudo and enter the text but I have no idea how to exit and 
>> save the file. I had to kill the terminal to get out of it. 
> While I think it is a good thing to use vi, you actually can use any 
> text editor. Just make sure that the /etc/sudoers file remains 
> read-only for owner and group, and owned by root and in the root group. 
> And also make sure there are no backup files, such as /etc/sudoers~ 

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