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Old 05-11-2011, 01:59 PM   #1
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shell script editor with ssh capability?

In my rather unsuccessful attempt to get gvim working properly (see )

I am now considering using some other editor in windows which will allow editing of ssh shell script *on the linux server* directly.

At the moment I'm using winscp's editor which is no better than notepad really (no syntax colouring / code folding / colour settings)

If there's some good experiences / suggestions for windows-based shell script editors I'd be greatful to hear about them

Many thanks
Old 05-11-2011, 02:33 PM   #2
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I don't see where you answered the person that tried to help you in your other thread. Did you miss his posting today?

The default text based editor for most UNIX/Linux systems is vi and vim is an enhanced version of that. You talk about "gvim" which is the GUI version of vim. It wasn't clear in your other thread if you had tried that or not. It also wasn't clear why you were upgrading the gvim in the first place.

I'd suggest continuing to work on vim by going back to your original post and responding to today's post.

There are of course other editors such as nano and emacs for Linux but only apostates use them.

Also you says "for windows" in your post. Since you were talking about RHEL5 in your other post I'm assuming you mean X Windows rather than MS-Windows but on the off chance you meant the latter note there is a Gvim available for MS-Windows and it works because I used it.
Old 05-15-2011, 01:04 PM   #3
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if you connect via a terminal, the server most likely has vi installed, so try that

if you unfamiliar with how to use command line, and you ARE connecting via a terminal, AND vi is installed on the server(which is VERY likely), read the man page by using the command "man vi"


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