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After having bought the latest Humble Bundle, I am finding Limbo not to perform greatly.

The advice on the F&Q site is

Q: Limbo does not perform as well as I hoped for

A: In the settings.txt file you can set the resolution and the target framerate lower. Firstly delete everything below the ———identifers——- marker and then try “use30hz = true” and a backbufferheight lower than 720.

This file can be found here /opt/limbo/support/limbo/drive_c/program files/limbo/settings.txt

So to edit I assumed the command to be

gksudo gedit /opt/limbo/support/limbo/drive_c/program files/limbo/settings.txt

This however opens a blank file as below

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Where am I going wrong?

   carter@carter-desktop:~$ ls -l "/opt/limbo/support/limbo/drive_c/program files/limbo/settings.txt"
ls: cannot access /opt/limbo/support/limbo/drive_c/program files/limbo/settings.txt: No such file or directory

The file is there and looks like this

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put quotation marks around the filename: gksudo gedit "/opt/limbo/support/limbo/drive_c/program files/limbo/settings.txt" There is a space in the path name. – jippie Jun 2 '12 at 13:24
No it's still blank, slightly different as it does not have the 'program' tab – Chris Carter Jun 2 '12 at 13:29
What does ls -l "/opt/limbo/support/limbo/drive_c/program files/limbo/settings.txt" say? Please add the output to your initial question – jippie Jun 2 '12 at 13:31
Linux is case sensitive. Try gksudo gedit "/opt/limbo/support/limbo/drive_c/Program Files/limbo/settings.txt" – jippie Jun 2 '12 at 13:42
That's got it, sorry silly mistake on my part. Thanks for your help – Chris Carter Jun 2 '12 at 13:44
up vote 2 down vote accepted

The solution is two-fold:

  1. Because you have a space in the file name, you need to enclose it in quotation marks. Either single quotes ' or double quotes ", in this case that doesn't really matter. Although perfectly legal to use spaces in file names, it is considered bad practice by many Linux/Unix specialists.
  2. Linux is case sensitive when it comes to file names. So use Program Files rather than program files.

This should solve your issue:

gksudo gedit "/opt/limbo/support/limbo/drive_c/Program Files/limbo/settings.txt"
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