Re: Fresh Install -- A few newbie questions
This will be controversial but I recommend VIM.
Originally Posted by mattsilv
It is an awesome command line editor which after a few hours (or more) of learning you will be able to edit with faster than anything you have used before.
Or you could just go the easy route and use gedit.
Actually this is nothing to do with legal stuff - they just did not want 2 things branded firefox in the repos (it has always been that way with new/dev versions in Ubuntu).
the next question you will likely have will be 'wtf is the deal with this shiretoko stuff? i want firefox!'
firefox, though Free and Open Source Software, does not use the GPL & has the name 'firefox' trademarked.
this combination results in some legal mumbo jumbo that results in ff 3.5 needing to be renamed for now
. it still functions identically, and indeed is
If you want to change this dir's permissions (not a good idea if it is a production server) then just pop open a terminal and type:
Anything saved outside your home directory is not writable, by default.
sudo chmod 777 /var/www/
Last edited by twright; September 6th, 2009 at 09:25 PM.
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