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Re: [SLE] Vi
  • From: Mads Martin Joergensen <mmj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 16:01:35 +0100
  • Message-id: <20040319150135.GG40383@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Lovette Burland <Lovette.Burland@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> [Mar 19. 2004 15:15]:
> When ever I tried to save a file in vi or vim I get this error message.
> "E138: Can't write viminfo file /root/.viminfo!" Hit ENTER or type command
> to continue. This only comes when in root

Can you try and do:

$ ls -la /root/.viminfo

And show us the output.

Mads Martin Joergensen,
"Why make things difficult, when it is possible to make them cryptic
and totally illogical, with just a little bit more effort?"
-- A. P. J.

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