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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
> instead.

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.

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