[clug] Why do we do what we do in Linux? [was Re: Text editor]

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Mon Oct 27 06:17:37 MDT 2014


> A graphical editor is great for a variety
> of reasons but sometimes (e.g. ssh'ed into a machine in a terminal) you have
> to use a pure text interface.

I had Terminal talking to my OpenMoko phone via SSH. And so I practised 
typing a message and saving it on the phone. Using the phone's cut-down 
vi editor.

But is it possible to use more advanced software that my desktop 
computer knows about, to edit something on the phone?


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