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Bug 83989 - Shell prompt text editors confusion
Summary: Shell prompt text editors confusion
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-gsg
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: John Ha
QA Contact: Tammy Fox
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-10 18:55 UTC by Miloslav Trmac
Modified: 2014-08-04 22:14 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-08 12:41:26 UTC

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Description Miloslav Trmac 2003-02-10 18:55:44 UTC
Description of problem:
Section Editing Text Files/Shell Prompt Text Editors
* the mode you enter upon vi startup is *not* called "read-only mode".
  Vim tutorial calls it "Normal mode". Note the mode is *not read-only*:
  try opening an existing file and typing 'dd' (without the ' ').
* Is there any other command-line text editor in the default install?
  vi is quite scary for newbies ;-)

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Comment 1 Miloslav Trmac 2004-04-08 12:41:26 UTC
Looks fixed in rhel-sbs(EN)-3-HTML-RHI (2003-11-12T01:05), I don't
care about RHL 9 any more :)

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