Linux text-editing question

Chuck Hallenbeck chuckh at
Tue Feb 15 10:11:48 EST 2005

Agreed, and amen! It's tough enough to learn how to fly. To do it while
wearing a snowsuit is not very bright and not very fair.

On Tue, 15 Feb 2005, Janina Sajka wrote:

> Dump that Windows box and install Linux.
> I am dumbfounded that your professor wouldn't insist on it, as a matter
> of fact.
> Ned writes:
>> HI all,
>> I just came back from my Unix class and my teacher is getting desparate
>> with me. I used pico to write a little paragraph -- which went ok until I
>> tried to go back to some words to correct them. Because we use putty, I
>> can't focus the cursor on a particular letter to -- say -- delete it, and
>> everything got mmessed up. Then using VI, Iwas supposed to edit a paragraph
>> of text. After he saw what I did, he went speachless. SO tell me, is there
>> any other more friendly remote client like telnet or something.
>> Plese people, encourage me in these tough times and tell me what to do? I
>> appologize for posting a question little off the topic, but putty is
>> actually using Unix commands sent to it from the machine running it.
>> Many thanks in advance good people.
>> Ned
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