Re: vi -- Turn off Line Number Colors and Screen Buffering
> > From GNOME terminal, when I:
> > vi x :set nu
> > the line numbers are colored, and I want to get rid of that.
> you could change the default alternative setup to point to nvi
Thanks, that got rid of the colorized line numbers.
> > Also, I don't want the editor to do whatever special screen buffer
> > swapping, or whatever it is, that prevents me from scrolling back in
> > my terminal history when the editor is open, and then clears away
> > the screen and redisplays what was there before after the editor is
> > closed.
That's still an annoyance. This whole take-over-the-screen-because-that-
must-be-what-you-really-want thing has got be turn-offable.