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Practical Linux by Bill Ball, John Ray, Michael Turner, M. Drew Streib

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Chapter 4. Using Text Editors

  • Selecting an editor

  • Using Linux dictionaries

  • Saving paper with the mpage command

  • Creating formatted documents

Text editors are important tools for Linux users. At one time or another, you'll need to use a text editor to configure your system. Although Linux continues to mature with each release, not every system-administration tool has point-and-click convenience. To use Linux efficiently and productively, you should choose a text editor best suited to your needs and preferences.

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