Editing text files

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 23:39:36 CEST 2008

2008/10/13 Stefan Monnier <monnier at iro.umontreal.ca>:
> How do people edit text files on their FreeRunner (other than via an
> SSH-over-USB connection)?
> `sed' seems to be about as good as I can get, since `vi' requires the
> ESC key to do anything useful, but the keyboard doesn't seem to provide

vi works fine here (well, as fine as any modal text editor 'works'...)

if you use raster's kb, there is a terminal layout, with an escape key
at far bottom right

> any way to enter it (but even if it did, motion with hjkl is about as
> painful as it gets).
> Clearly, we can do much better.

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