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Re: Software request



On Tue, 14 Apr 2009 02:03:47 +0930, Tim wrote:
	[....]
>> so how do I get to vimtutor? Launch it from the CLI?
> 
> Go into a terminal, type vi and hit TAB...

	OK. I got a little bit of somewhat cryptic info about vi, and 
page after page about the GPL or the children in Uganda. Then it came to 
a dead end, afaict -- a screen blank except for a line of some character 
down the side in blue.

	^C got me a line saying to type ":quit" to get out of the 
remaining featureless page.

	I did, and it did -- i.e., gave me my prompt back.

	This is interaction?? Or there's something there that you have to 
already know vi to see??

	PS: I tried it again, to see what the blue margin was. This time 
it asked me if I wanted to see all 205 possibilities. I told it no.

	That's qith a space between "vi" and the tab. Without the space, 
it does nothing, afaict. Does that mean "You had your chance; now to hell 
with you"?

-- 
Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.


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