looking for online text editor

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at msu.edu
Tue Dec 4 12:39:48 PST 2007

On Tue, Dec 04, 2007 at 02:11:31PM -0500, David Banning wrote:

> Often I have to maintain my fbsd box from outside locations. I have
> tried using webmin but sometimes outside computers stop me from
> running the java filemanager - same goes for attempting to run
> mindterm-ssh. 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.


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