LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 05-21-2004, 04:00 PM   #1
gigglesnorter
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: Harare - Zimbabwe
Distribution: Redhat 7.3
Posts: 35

Rep: Reputation: 15
Text editor, Pico command not found


Help, I need to edit a file, but when I use pico, it says command not found. I know there are other shell based text editors, what are they?
 
Old 05-21-2004, 04:12 PM   #2
Zoar
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Ones I know of are:

joe
emacs
vi
nano

I use joe myself, and enjoy how customizable it is. joe can be made to behave like pico, just type in "jpico". I haven't used that too much.

Hope this is of help.
 
Old 05-21-2004, 04:14 PM   #3
gigglesnorter
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: Harare - Zimbabwe
Distribution: Redhat 7.3
Posts: 35

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
I had just been trying vi, and got it sorted, Thanks
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Enhanced command line text editor netsoft2005 Linux - Software 2 07-14-2005 08:42 AM
pico and mcedit text editor install how to x2000koh Linux - General 4 07-25-2004 10:59 PM
pico text editor for RH 8 Pillay Linux - Software 2 11-02-2003 12:40 AM
VI text editor in command line InSane103 Linux - Software 4 07-09-2003 10:04 PM
pico text editor missing from Red Hat 8.0 Distro? abell Linux - Distributions 2 11-08-2002 12:46 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:53 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration