Linux text-editing question
janina at rednote.net
Tue Feb 15 13:42:07 EST 2005
What's long term about it? It's quite conceivable to get an installation
up and working in an evening. I've done it many times.
Remember, this is a Unix class they're running. If you can't install,
maybe that should be the first assignment.
Sean McMahon writes:
> A great longterm solution to a short-term problem and timeline. I think the
> poster was looking for the quick fix. To the person who first posted the
> question, we say things like that around here because we've all done this
> before, so it's easy for us now.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Janina Sajka" <janina at rednote.net>
> To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 7:29 AM
> Subject: Re: Linux text-editing question
> > 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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