On 6/26/20 1:13 AM, Jan Kratochvil wrote:
On Fri, 26 Jun 2020 09:40:32 +0200, Samuel Sieb wrote:
> That's only if you start vi without a file. Otherwise, you just get the
> text of the file on the screen and the bottom line with the filename and
> cursor position. No info at all about what just happened.
OK, I agree. So what about instead of nano to do:
cat >>~/.vimrc <<EOH
set statusline=Press\ \'i\'\ to\ start\ typing,\ \'<escape>:x\'\
to\ save\ file,\ \'<escape>:q!\'\ to\ quit.
It is the most user friendly solution (plus the system still remains to be
If you're going to say that you have to use vim for it to be unix,
you're going to start another war with the emacs users. :-)
The most user friendly solution is to have nano by default with a very
easy way to revert to vim for anyone that knows what they are doing.