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

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Mon Oct 27 22:04:04 MDT 2014

Thanks, Hugh:

> To start with, why can't command line or text-only tools be 
> discoverable? Nano for example is great for new Linux people because 
> it is discoverable with a few lines of help at the bottom, while vi is 
> notorious for it's "Help! How do I get out?" problem.

I was caught that very way! Since my Mac died, I had been using computer 
services at libraries. And when the library closed, I went to an 
electronics club. There I tried to carry on, But I didn't know Debian. 
So I had to ask for help.


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