Some of my Kubuntu-Hoary tweaks

Derek Broughton auspex at pointerstop.ca
Mon Apr 18 07:23:47 CDT 2005


On Friday 15 April 2005 22:00, Jonathan Byrne wrote:
> Therefore, things like this:
> > their part. For example I'm a considerable vi user, but I promote vi
> > (along with emacs and all) excluded from the CD in favor of nano
>
> Are just Wrong (TM).  Go ahead and exclude emacs if you must, though ;);)

Absolutely :-) 

> (Just kidding.) Seriously, though, you should always have vi because
> it's just what anyone experienced with *nix expects to find on any
> system, and if things are really borked and you can't get to the
> Internet and  you need to fix things, it's way more comfortable to fix
> them in vi. I can use Nano (it's a Pico clone), but it's pretty painful
> compared to vi.

Oh please!  _Anything_ is painLESS compared to vi.  Emacs is simpler than vi.  
The first thing I've done on any Linux distro I've kept for more than a week 
is to delete all those cumbersome editors.
-- 
derek



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