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Re: root buffer in Emacs started as ordinary user


From: Josh Howard
Subject: Re: root buffer in Emacs started as ordinary user
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 09:47:19 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.110002 (No Gnus v0.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (berkeley-unix)

Jean-Christophe Weis <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello list,
>
> Can I start Emacs as an ordinary user, and then from inside that
> Emacs, open a buffer as root for editing, say, a system file? Or must
> I start another Emacs as root to do that?

With tramp, yes.

C-x C-f /su::/etc/ttys

http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/TrampMode
http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/tramp/


-- 
Josh Howard <address@hidden>




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