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Change default console editor in Linux

I do not like default console editors in Linux, if you have the same issue and want to use another editor in your terminal by default, use the following command: 85 more words


Gentoo | Midnight Commander umlaut problem.

The Midnight Commander shows crap instead of umlaut characters? Command locale -a doesn't print something like de_DE.UTF-8? There is no de_DE.UTF-8 locale!

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Midnight Commander: remember directories on the left and right sides when you quit

When you suffer enough, you will want to change. Nobody likes suffering. I’m a huge fan of MC but one thing troubled me for months: when I quit MC and restart it, it doesn’t remember the last directories in the left and right panels. 44 more words


Midnight Commander: go to parent directory with Backspace

Total Commander has a nice feature: if you press Backspace, it steps back to the parent directory. How to have this shortcut in Midnight Commander? 148 more words

The Open Source Latest News of September 6, 2014

The Open Source Latest News over the past week

Dear readers, today we offer you a selection of the latest news in the field of Open Source over the past week: Released LeoFS v1.1.2, File manager Midnight Commander 4.8.13 is available, Wine 1.7.26 is now available, Gentoo Linux announced the availability of a new LiveDVD, and Tribler 6.3 – the decentralized and anonymous BitTorrent client saw the ligh.

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Environment variable, bashrc and inputrc in Midnight Commander subshell

I noticed mc doesn’t have ~/.local/bin, which I have set it in my normal shell.

According to manpage:

If you are using bash you can specify startup commands for the subshell in your…

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