While opening a file which you were editing earlier, you might see the message prompting that auto-save data is available, and whether you wish to recover it. If you wish to do that,
Now you will be prompted for filename. Enter it.
Confirm that you wish to recover autosave data.
You may sometimes be asked:
...htdocs/user/config.php locked by [email protected] (pid 18467): (s, q, p, ?)?
You have the following options:
sSteal the lock. Whoever was already changing the file loses the lock, and you gain the lock.
pProceed. Go ahead and edit the file despite its being locked by someone else.
qQuit. This causes an error (file-locked), and the buffer contents remain unchanged–the modification you were trying to make does not actually take place.
Joel G Mathew, known in tech circles by the pseudonym Droidzone, is an opensource and programming enthusiast.
His favorite pastime is grappling with GNU compilers, discovering newer Linux secrets, writing scripts, hacking roms, and programs (nothing illegal), reading, blogging. and testing out the latest gadgets.
When away from the tech world, Dr Joel G. Mathew is a practising ENT Surgeon, busy with surgeries and clinical practise.