[CentOS] gcc editor for newbie (Emacs or vim or ?)

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazqueznet at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 01:12:22 UTC 2008


On Mon, 2008-08-11 at 18:03 -0700, Tim Utschig wrote:
> On 08/10/08 15:04, Lanny Marcus wrote:
> > I downloaded the .pdf version of "Thinking in C++" and I've
> > begun to read that and I did
> > yum groupinstall 'Development Tools'   I'm a Newbie Desktop
> > user, jumping into the deep end of the pool. Should I try to learn
> > vi (Vim) (which obviously will help me, if I ever need to
> > administer a remote box)  or install Emacs or something else,
> > for the gcc editor?  An easy learning curve is strongly preferred,
> > but, I am 100% aware of the advantages of vi. Recommendations?
> > TIA!
> 
> I'm a Vim user myself, but I noticed one of our engineers using an 
> editor which looked pretty nice.  It's called "geany":
> 
>     http://geany.uvena.de/

geany is great; I use it all the time. The only issue I have with it is
that it doesn't support gnome-vfs so you can't connect directly to a
remote server and edit files there.

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Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet at gmail.com>

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