Newbie Needing Help

Daniel Staal DStaal at
Mon May 9 01:15:27 UTC 2011

--As of May 8, 2011 5:45:55 PM -0700, Chip Camden is alleged to have said:

> For viewing or editing a file, what you want is a text editor.  I use
> vim, but it really isn't designed for beginners.  Whatever editor you
> decide to use, I would advise reading up on it before jumping into text
> files.

--As for the rest, it is mine.

If you are just viewing, I'd use a pager instead.  'less' is my go-to 
choice, and is fairly intuitive.

Note that you cannot *edit* the file in less.  You'd have to go to vim or 
something else to do that.

Daniel T. Staal

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