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Andi Altendorfer, e-Matrix Innovations
A playground and sandbox for Altex
I’m a Un✪x shell and Vi[m] user since 1986 and after years, my environment settings become messy. I never have to clean up because I was the only one using it. … and it was so convenient. But now, I’m about to persuade my colleague to use vim for better pair programming. We started with a newly created user on a macMini running OS X. Quickly, it turns out that my beloved environment becomes a hurdle. Everything I want to show to my colle....
Did you know that almost any shell uses the READLINE library? If using the command-line is part of your daily work you really should read Gnu Software Manual - Readline and get comfortable with it’s keys ;-) Even setting an editor (export EDITOR=vim for example) is possible. Set that you can use Alt-E to edit the current input line of your terminal within your editor. Most important keys MovementC-a Move to the start of the line. C-e Move to the end of the l....