Editor recommen dations?

Karl Wilbur karl at karlwilbur.net
Wed Jul 28 20:13:28 UTC 2004

Guy Abandon. wrote:

> Suggest an editor that works like a good DOS editor, such as supports
> normal arrow/page/function keys properly rather than the limited one using
> only control sequences.  I've tried Joe but not even that works reliably; it
> says F1 for help and does nothing to do with help at all.
> Thoughts and suggestions?
> GA!

VI (or VIM).  It is available on every standards compliant Unix machine and every LBS compliant Linux machine.
I have been using it well for years.

You can come to me for help if you need it. I'll do what I can.

Karl Wilbur
karl at karlwilbur.net
Registered Linux user #307374

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