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Emacs
Vi
Vim
Pico
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ed
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Old 12-10-2011, 09:07 PM   #1
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Favorite Text Editor.


What's your favorite text editor. Mines vim. This include programming and editing files. I like vim because it's on almost every *NIX (except gentoo) and if it's not on it vi is which has the same commands essentially
EDIT: Also visudo uses vi so getting used to vim lets me us visudo. Except for debian, every time I run visudo I debian I always type :wq and think that debian screwed visudo up by using nano

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Old 12-10-2011, 09:10 PM   #2
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DAMN I forgot to make it multiple choice
 
Old 12-10-2011, 09:24 PM   #3
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VI til I die!
 
Old 12-10-2011, 10:04 PM   #4
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I'm getting better at vi, but why is kate not on the list while gedit is?
 
Old 12-10-2011, 10:17 PM   #5
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I'm getting better at vi, but why is kate not on the list while gedit is?
WOW! Really stupid mistake I meant jEdit sorry
 
Old 12-10-2011, 11:06 PM   #6
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I like Gedit, but vi always everywhere.
 
Old 12-11-2011, 02:28 AM   #7
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Emacs
 
Old 12-11-2011, 02:58 AM   #8
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Gedit & Nano...
 
Old 12-11-2011, 05:59 AM   #9
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Just recently started to learn EMACS, and now I'm a convert. Very powerful features, which deals with text files in a way that is logical to me.
 
Old 12-11-2011, 09:38 AM   #10
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KWrite, nano, and Emacs.
 
Old 12-11-2011, 02:43 PM   #11
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"Medit" is also a good editor.
 
Old 12-11-2011, 02:57 PM   #12
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Vim is ok. For everything else, there's Emacs.
 
Old 12-11-2011, 07:58 PM   #13
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Emacs isn't an editor. It's a way of life.
 
Old 12-11-2011, 09:04 PM   #14
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Emacs isn't an editor. It's a way of life.
Emacs - Great Operating System, Decent Editor - zacharypinter.com
A guided tour of Emacs

 
Old 12-12-2011, 10:03 AM   #15
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Whichever is the distro's default when I select a file to edit. Personally, I don't see enough difference to make a fuss... unless you know of one that does rocket science or brain surgery.
 
  


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