[mythtv-users] Myth backend: Console or GUI OS ? Init level 3 or init level 5 ?

Ian Clark mrrooster at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 15:56:15 UTC 2011

On 13 September 2011 15:04, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:
> Kris B. wrote:
> [...]The main thing to remember is that when working in a
> terminal, any paste just simulates typing the text so it's as well to
> remember to put vi in insert mode before pasting !

lol, can't beat a bit of 'terminal roulette' every now and then. ;) (I
occasionally paste entire XML files to the command line; beeping

> The other
> complication is of you want to copy more than is shown in a single
> screen - you can either 'cat' the file and use the scrollback buffer,
> or copy it in smaller chunks.
Whilst this is wandering dangerously off topic, if you do a lot of
terminal based admin then GNU Screen (a terminal multiplexer) is well
worth a look. (Supports copy and paste between windows too.)


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