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Old 05-31-2015, 02:26 PM   #1
jonny87
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Bootable Text Editor


I'm looking for a distraction-free environment to write down study notes (darn ADHD!), and my penmanship is terrible (and can't be searched).

I have an old HP laptop that can boot from USB, and an old thumb drive.

Ideally, I'd like...
- Fast boot
- Boot right into text editor (can be command line editor)
- Save out (back onto USB drive or HDD, accessible by Windows to copy over into evernote for later)

I'm not a total idiot, but am a linux noobie, so any instructions would be helpful.

I appreciate your time! Thank you!
 
Old 06-01-2015, 01:15 PM   #2
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Try this:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...1/#post5291029

But instead of starting x start the cli editor of your choice vim or whatever, this way you can just login straight to a text editor on tty1 or a normal login from any othet tty
 
Old 06-01-2015, 04:09 PM   #3
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Wonder if going the way of kiosk would help and add in an editor?

Maybe puppy,slax, slitaz, arch, antix could do?

I guess a text based only distro and make it save files based on cron.

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