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Trouble with an SSH task
akande




msg:915096
 9:40 pm on Sep 22, 2003 (gmt 0)

Hello everyone,

Can someone please help, I am trying to create a new file (text) using SSH on Linux. What command should I use for this?

 

Asandir




msg:915097
 12:21 am on Sep 23, 2003 (gmt 0)

cd /home/user/where/I/want/
touch filename
vi filename

jeremy goodrich




msg:915098
 12:23 am on Sep 23, 2003 (gmt 0)

You can also type at the command prompt:

pico

then 'pico' screen comes up.

Write what you'd like.

Control+X to exit.

Say "Y" to "saving the file".

Pick desired file name.

Hit enter.

Done ;)

sun818




msg:915099
 12:27 am on Sep 23, 2003 (gmt 0)

Hi akande, do you have permission to write files to that directory?

akande




msg:915100
 1:04 am on Sep 23, 2003 (gmt 0)

Yes I do sun818. I will try the suggested commands. Thanks allot and I will reply once I am succesfull

akande




msg:915101
 1:22 am on Sep 23, 2003 (gmt 0)

I got it, the pico command worked great. Thank you everyone for the help.

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