[rescue] Octane won't talk to the outside world...
alaric at metrocast.net
Fri Nov 19 20:31:50 CST 2010
On 11/19/10 20:36, Steve Sandau wrote:
>>> Scott, I do agree about vi being a very handy tool to have, and I used
>>> to know it a bit better than I do now.
>> Knowing the "stone age" tools is useful in many ways, and has
>> bailled my bacon out of many fires in the past. Don't scrimp
>> on your tools.
> People ask me why I bother being good with vi. Because it is on
> virtually every *nix box I have ever used. To me it's kind of like
> knowing how to drive a standard...
When things get REALLY fun is when you find yourself on a vxo with a
terminal so broken vi doesn't work.
This is when cat and perl are your friends...
Phil Stracchino, CDK#2 DoD#299792458 ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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