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    I think this is the same as asking "which distro". It all boils down to personal preference. I use emacs, I use vi/vim, I also use GNU Nano and Pico, and occasionally Kate or Gedit. Whatever tool fits the job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by techieMoe
    I think this is the same as asking "which distro". It all boils down to personal preference. I use emacs, I use vi/vim, I also use GNU Nano and Pico, and occasionally Kate or Gedit. Whatever tool fits the job.
    This is one of the many things I love about Linux, so many choices.
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    Quote Originally Posted by genesus
    printed out a pdf of an emacs manual, hmm it was 642 pages, of course the first 15 or so were gpl stuff...
    And of course that's without counting the emacs lisp manual.That's
    another 500+ if I remember correctly.

    Happy reading

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    Come on guys, you have to admit being able to break out of your coding and play a game of Tetris without changing programs *is* pretty cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by techieMoe
    Come on guys, you have to admit being able to break out of your coding and play a game of Tetris without changing programs *is* pretty cool.
    Yeah, and internet browser as well if I remember correctly... I guess it's the best option when you learn it and in addition get used to it...

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    On the other hand Emacs is dangerous for your wrists.Look here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Santa's little helper
    On the other hand Emacs is dangerous for your wrists.Look here.
    Next you're going to tell me Dvorak keyboards are inherently superior. Really folks, why can't Vi and Emacs people just get along?
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  9. #28
    I'm not antiemacs , I'm just giving the facts.Or the rumours
    if you prefer :P

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    linux = freedom of choice

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ozar
    linux = freedom of choice
    Indeed. Like I said, I use whatever tool fits what I need to do... or the mood I'm in at the time. Haha.
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