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==Linux command line editors==
 
==Linux command line editors==
 
* [http://www.lagmonster.org/docs/vi.html vi] is pretty much the default editor on most linux distros. Learn it, love it.
 
* [http://www.lagmonster.org/docs/vi.html vi] is pretty much the default editor on most linux distros. Learn it, love it.
** Update it to fix cursor movement (apt-get install vim).
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** Update vi to fix cursor movement (apt-get install vim).
 
* [https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/42980/the-beginners-guide-to-nano-the-linux-command-line-text-editor/ nano] is easier to learn and preferred by many.
 
* [https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/42980/the-beginners-guide-to-nano-the-linux-command-line-text-editor/ nano] is easier to learn and preferred by many.
  

Revision as of 17:04, 15 October 2017

To modify your node beyond the basic settings of what nodesetup.sh can do, you'll need to manually edit the config files.

Linux command line editors

  • vi is pretty much the default editor on most linux distros. Learn it, love it.
    • Update vi to fix cursor movement (apt-get install vim).
  • nano is easier to learn and preferred by many.

GUI Editors

Many folks prefer a GUI editor and file transfer client over the Linux vi and nano editors.

For Windows:

  • Winscp is a popular file transfer and editor client.
  • Putty SSH and Telnet client.

For Mac: