[clug] Text editor

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Sun Oct 26 12:53:12 MDT 2014


> I mostly use vim because I got used to vi as the lowest common 
> denominator across the Solaris, Linux and embedded Linux boxes I was 
> administering.

I have just started practising vim usage on my mobile phone! That is via 
SSH, using a terminal window on my desktop computer.

> This is for viewing files (it's fun when your minimalistic Linux 
> terminal server lacks "less"), scripting, and configuration file tweaking.

The Busybox subset on the phone leaves me bemused as to how I'll ever 
accomplish anything!

> Less' regex support also seems a bit lacking when I'm searching for 
> patterns with fiddly characters.

The phone's list of programs in its bin directory includes more--but not 


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