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I have installed squid proxy server and I want to edit the squid.conf file with gedit. I dont want to use vi editor. Can it be possible?

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If you have GUI , then you can use

gksu gedit <path to your file>

If its a server with no GUI then you can use nano .

sudo nano <path to your file name>

Gedit is one of the GUI editor and nano is one of the CLI editor.

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thank you for your help – igtm Mar 5 '13 at 16:53

Go to the folder containing the file and run gedit squid.conf or alternatively run gksu gedit squid.conf to run it with super user privileges.

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thank you for your help – igtm Mar 5 '13 at 16:54
You're welcome. Please accept the answer that has answer to the question (Jai's is the superior answer here). – Frederik Spang Mar 5 '13 at 17:46

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