What your favorite text editor?

Discussion in 'Linux Beginners' started by MaybeLarry, Jun 10, 2021.

  1. MaybeLarry

    MaybeLarry New Member

    As the title states. What is your daily driver and why? Just want to hear what others think. Thanks!
     
  2. Steini86

    Steini86 Active Member

    vi/vim: It is available on every linux machine.
     
  3. nhybgtvfr

    nhybgtvfr Well-Known Member HowtoForge Supporter

    vi, not really a favourite as such and with a steep learning curve, but like @Steini86 i know it's always going to be on a server, so it's what i always end up using, so much so i keep finding myself typing :w, :q! and :wq in other editors... :oops:

    and i absolutely hate emacs, don't know why, just never been able to get on with it.
     
  4. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Me too, I always type :x when using nano instead of vi *lol*
     
  5. ahrasis

    ahrasis Well-Known Member HowtoForge Supporter

    After I knew nano, I prefer using it until now, as it is very user friendly compared to vi.
     
  6. Taleman

    Taleman Well-Known Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Emacs. Been using microEmacs first, then full Emacs. I know how to use vim if nothing else is available. On Debian GNU/Linux command editor brings up a sensible editor (usually nano).
     

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