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Re: vi wierdness



On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 13:49, Robert Locke wrote:
> Ummm, methinks you may have some TERM variable questions.
> 
> For longtime vi users:
> 
> i - gets you into [INSERT] mode
> <ESC> - returns you to command mode
> 
> HTH,
> 
> --Rob
> 
> 
> On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 13:37, Mark Haney wrote:
> > I am really hoping someone on this list has an answer for the strange  
> > problem I am having.  I've seen this before, but I can't pin down a reason  
> > for it to be happening.  I have several FC2 boxes at home I can SSH into  
> > for various reasons, and a FC2 mail server running sendmail/dovecot at  
> > work.  I can SSH and use vi just fine on my machines at home, but for some  
> > bizarre reason, I simply can't use vi on the mail server.  Let me rephrase  
> > that, I can run vi, but I cannot get the normal commands to work.   
> > [INSERT] doesn't put me in edit mode, CTRL-C doesn't get me into command  
> > mode to save the file, it all seems scrambled.  Like I said, I've seen  
> > this with other OS's on a few occsaions over the years and can't find a  
> > reason for it.  Does anyone know how to fix it?  Or have you seen this  
> > problem before?
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt.
> > 
> > Mark Haney
> > Network, Database and Systems Administration
> > DoctorDirectory.com Inc.
> > 
WHAT, ^C and INSERT do that on vi WHOWeeeee.

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jludwig <wralphie comcast net>



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