[clug] Text editor - nano nano

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Sun Oct 26 14:21:45 MDT 2014

On 27/10/14 06:24, Bryan Kilgallin wrote:
> Thanks for that, George:
>> vi was too complex for me.
> I have been wallowing in tutorial sections!
>> It is very powerful in the hands of a pro
>> with good memory for command sequences.
> Whereas I find that I need to read around the subject (to get anything
> done!).
>> gksu gedit for when I want to do serious cut/paste work.
> What a good idea.
> However, a more immediate concern is how to copy a file from one machine
> to another. My best effort so far has been using my desktop computer as
> a dumb terminal into my mobile phone! So I can edit a document on the
> phone. But I have no ready means of transferring that file for use on
> the desktop computer. Just copy and paste (contents) so far.

I (previous to bricking it) had no issues just using cp, after mounting
the OpenMoko in USB mass storage mode (Debian).

Otherwise, zcat (in /bin), and take a look in /usr/bin for other
transfer utilities.


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