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Old 06-11-2010
bashrc not saving changes

I am trying to do some changes at bashrc file located at /etc directory of my server. First I tried to edit bashrc via FTP downloaded on my pc changed it and loaded back, but it seems like changes are not reflecting.

Therefore I tried to change it via putty shel using vim bashrc command. but again same problem. it not reflecting my changes.

Its really strange. What should be cause of above problem?
# 2  
Old 06-11-2010
You need root permission to perform this action.

Regards
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Old 06-11-2010
It might be because that the user you used to log on to the server did not have permission to modify files under /etc.
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Old 06-11-2010
Already have root permission

I already logged in as root user, which is su "supreme user".
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Old 06-11-2010
is the file only in read mode or somthing check that also/...

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