On Friday 24 March 2006 21:42, Paul Smith wrote: > Dear All > > Does FC5 come equipped, by default, with a text editor to work in > text (not graphical) mode? > > Thanks in advance, yes, it's called vi (thats vee-eye, not vye.) vi name_of_textfile (well, technically it's actually called vim) there are others, of course. <pointless friday flamebait> but only weirdos use those </pointless friday flamebait> If you are completely new to vi(m) then it might be worth checking if nano is installed - it has a much shallower learning curve! just try nano name_of_textfile the keyboard shortcuts you'll need are at the bottom of the screen. ^X == crtl+x I would still recommend learning the basics of vi(m) as it is the one editor likely to exist by default on every UNIX-type OS. Regards Stuart -- Stuart Sears RHCA, RHCX "It's today!" said Piglet. "My favorite day," said Pooh.
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