[clug] Text editor

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Sun Oct 26 05:36:13 MDT 2014

On 26/10/14 23:26, Gary Woodman wrote:
> On 26/10/14 20:10, Scott Ferguson wrote:
>> On 26/10/14 19:03, Bryan Kilgallin wrote:
>>> That's installed, thanks! I like the displayed short-cuts at the bottom.
>> If you find the whole text/console thing a little disorientating you may
>> find "mc"[*1] useful (clone of Norton Commander?).
>> F4 will (usually) give you nano to edit the selected file.
> Depending on your distro, you may find it starts mcedit, another entry
> point into mc. mcedit is quite a reasonable editor, among many other
> features it allows you to edit in hex - now that's the way to code!
> Gary

Good point (Gary).

Bryan, It's also relatively painless to install mc onto an OpenMoko
using a statically compiled version. Let me know if you need references.

Kind regards

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