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

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 06:44:36 MDT 2014

On 27/10/14 23:17, Bryan Kilgallin wrote:
> Paul:
>> 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?

If you have KDE installed, open Dolphin and type "fish://" followed by
the address of your phone, you can then open files with your usual
desktop applications.

Others may, hopefully, suggest alternative techniques specific to other DEs.

Kind regards

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