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So I modified profile file under /etc/ and now I cannot use commands like sudo, ls, etc., but I cannot modify this file without sudo. The question is: how can i get to sudo and gedit. I imagine it like this:

./pathtosudo ./pathtosu
./pathtogedit /etc/profile
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Use the absolute sudo path: /usr/bin/sudo to invoke sudo.

Similarly, use the absolute gedit path, so the complete command to edit /etc/profile is:

/usr/bin/sudo /usr/bin/gedit /etc/profile
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