[Tutor] Question

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Mon Nov 10 17:24:23 CET 2008

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 11:07 AM, Michael Connors <connorsml at gmail.com> wrote:

> My guess is that, if you want to provide instructions to someone with no
> linux/unix experience. e.g. to edit a config file, you can safely tell them
> to: nano myfile.conf and expect them to be able to save the file and return
> to the command line. If you want to give the same instructions using vim or
> emacs, you would also need to specify how to save and exit. I imagine this
> to be the reason it is popular in tutorials, and if all the tutorials you
> use, use nano, you will probably use it too.

Yes. I don't use vim or emacs. When I need a terminal-based editor I
use nano because I can figure it out.


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