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I am trying to compile Simple Screen Recorder in this link I had linker error due to wrong library path. While checking out library paths I noticed that I had corrupted /etc/ file, I have no idea how it happened but it turned out to be Chinese.



Would anybody post default contents of it?


To my surprize I get correct paths with

$ cat /etc/

include /etc/*.conf


And I get Chinese letters with

sudo gedit /etc/

So, is it a gedit bug?

I read the content with

sudo leafpad /etc/


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I think this is what you are looking for

chick@dad:~$ cat /etc/
include /etc/*.conf
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Thank you for your answer. It will fix file. – kenn Jul 7 '14 at 16:03
I think I am victim of gedit bug. I updated my question – kenn Jul 7 '14 at 16:04

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