Totaly lost in editing files
hi friends , i'm totaly new in Linux world .. i just installed Mandrake 10.1 , trying to start SQUID cahce to serve request from my lan , i'm facing a disaster problem .. i cant edit squid.conf !!!! because it said i'm not the owner !!!! who is the owner for god sake ???
at installation i wrote the root password and its ok , but in login screen there is no root choice , its only the user choice , which is nopt the OWNER !!!!!
please please please , i want to edit that file squid.conf ... and i want to do it using one of the gui editor ( please dont advice me to use console one's ) ..
please i'm waiting , i guess its so easy for linux users , so i'm waiting ..