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  • (Score: 2) by Dr Spin on Monday June 03, @01:21PM (1 child)

    by Dr Spin (5239) on Monday June 03, @01:21PM (#1359181)

    I prefer to use ee (Easy Editor) because I am an OpenBSD user.

    Years ago, I used to use Emacs - but you need to spend about 3 weeks configuring it to work the way it did on the machine in the lab next door, and the same thing next month.
    It is true that I use Vi (or some close imitation) when I need more processing power, and Nano if using Ubuntu (or McPiberry or whatever).

    In reality, the editor you get to use is not necessarily your choice. If the machine fails to complete the boot process, you use what you have available to fix it.

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  • (Score: 2) by krishnoid on Monday June 03, @06:24PM

    by krishnoid (1156) on Monday June 03, @06:24PM (#1359199)

    Emacs and other windows apps can be run off a flash drive [portableapps.com], or at least the config files can be stored on one, or on a central Samba share. Configuring it (or other applications that benefit from customization) on every machine is a huge drag when you're trying to get real work done, no doubt.