Guide to Unix/Commands/File Editing

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Basic editing of system files.

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joeEdit

A plain-text editor with syntax-coloring support whose editing keys are based on MicroPro's word processor WordStar.

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picoEdit

Pico is an easy-to-learn text editor originally designed for composing e-mail in Pine.

Nano is a clone of Pico.

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viEdit

A powerful editor based on ex. For details see the Wikibooks Learning the vi Editor.

Vim is a vi-compatible editor with more features.

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emacsEdit

A very powerful editor that is used by many programmers. See also Emacs.

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zileEdit

A light-weight, feature-reduced clone of Emacs.

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