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Old 07-28-2008, 08:39 AM   #31
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Talking think of it like a new DOS


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Originally Posted by xwishmasterx View Post
Well, first yes the problem right now is "vi". I need to knnow how to install it (where to get it) and so on...
SO as you can see we have a long road ahead of us.
Casper
The command line is not impossible, it is new to people from the windows world.(I'm relatively new to it as well... )
I suggest that you also try out a little command line batch files in DOS on windows - you need to type in commands ever so often - just that these linux commands have different names - that is the biggest difference. Google for "JS UIX" - it is a bit helpful.
Also, "cygwin" or "unix utils" for practice in free time, on windows itself.
Of course, nothing can substitute real linux commandline practice. As they say, the fact that a problem is being solved in a particular way does not mean it is the best solution ever. However, some things do not change.
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