gksudo 16.10

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Sat Nov 5 08:01:26 UTC 2016

On Sat, 05 Nov 2016 07:42:44 -0000, Grizzly wrote:
>Saturday, November 05, 2016  at 8:01, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>Re: gksudo 16.10 (at least in part)
>>On Sat, 05 Nov 2016 06:43:44 -0000, Grizzly wrote:  
>>>gksu gedit /etc/default/grub
>>>gksudo gedit /etc/default/grub
>>>sudo gedit /etc/default/grub  
>>I understand that nobody mentions vi{,m}. I would recommend  
>A few did and nano, I just thought it overkill to include 9+ lines of
>cmd where only the editor changed

It depends on how much we want to edit. If we want to edit a lot, a GUI
is more comfortable, but to edit a few lines nano IMO is the better
choice. Nano highlights syntax and is easy to use. Open several
instances of nano in terminal tabs, is like opening several files in
gedit. For sudo tasks xfw provides a GUI and is as uncomplicated as
using a non-GUI editor, but AFAIK without a syntax highlight feature.

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