Editing configuration files

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 21:40:37 UTC 2018


On Fri, 23 Nov 2018 at 20:48, Ralf Mardorf via ubuntu-users
<ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
> ...
> Configuring and using nano could be done by anybody under nearly any
> altered state of consciousness. So why not using it, even if we
> should prefer to live Straight Edge and/or rocket science should be our
> daily bread?

nano is ok for small files but is pretty tedious for large config
files. Compared to even a simple gui editor like gedit, stuff like
search and replace for example is not simple unless you use nano all
the time, which most of us don't.

Colin



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