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    Hey guys

    Still been doing a little more research on Arch linux and noticed that the style of installation is ncurses based, like slackware. However, is ncurses also used for the configuration of files in Arch linux? I was just wondering.

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    To be honest, I'm not exactly sure what ncurses is compared to other installations. But when installing arch linux you get an option to edit the config files with the same pseudo-gui tool untill you select the file to edit. It then lets you choose between two text editors, and when you save & exit it goes back to the menu.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~tux~
    Hey guys

    Still been doing a little more research on Arch linux and noticed that the style of installation is ncurses based, like slackware. However, is ncurses also used for the configuration of files in Arch linux? I was just wondering.

    Cheers
    as alancooney wrote, you get the option of using either vi or nano (I think).
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    After installation though, there are no fancy ncurses configuration tools. Everything is done by hand using the editor of your choice .

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