looking for online text editor
jerrymc at msu.edu
Wed Dec 5 07:37:08 PST 2007
On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 10:33:10AM -0500, Bill Vermillion wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2007 15:35:02 -0500
> > From: Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at msu.edu>
> > Subject: Re: looking for online text editor
> > On Tue, Dec 04, 2007 at 02:11:31PM -0500, David Banning wrote:
> > > Often I have to maintain my fbsd box from outside locations.
> > > Is there some plain text editor program
> > > out there that will allow me to simply login and edit my files in
> > > plain text - (not a gui html editor) ?
> > Are you talking about something like 'vi(1)' ?
> > That is the most standard plain text editor unless you want to
> > go even further down to sed(1).
> > You would just ssh in (maybe using PuTTY if all you can get on
> > is a Microsloth box), log in as you and then su to root and edit
> > files directly.
> Just a miner kerkshun here. :-) I'm sure you mean ed(1) - the
> basic editor. sed is the stream editor.
You are right. The fingers seem to run under their own agenda.
> Bill Vermillion - bv @ wjv . com
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