POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.unix : Ideal Linux distribution : Re: Ideal Linux distribution Server Time
5 Mar 2024 07:03:35 EST (-0500)
  Re: Ideal Linux distribution  
From: Jaime Vives Piqueres
Date: 2 Jan 2016 14:59:37
Message: <56882c29$1@news.povray.org>
El 02/01/16 a las 20:38, clipka escribió:
>
> Testing the preview display on Linux should be possible; also I'd like
> to have the possibility to edit files directly on the Linux box, but I'm
> pretty unfamiliar with both vi and emacs keyboard controls, and more of
> a mouse jockey anyway, so that rules out SSH/telnet.

   No, using X11 forwarding you can just use SciTE: works fine with the 
mouse, manages BIG files amazingly, and it even has a POV-Ray addon for 
syntax highlighting.

> Ubuntu is indeed on my list of candidates, for that very reason. I don't
> like its default user interface though, and I guess it's not optimized
> for remote operation either, so I'd probably want to install some
> alternative interface.

   Again, not a problem if you just use ssh with x11... if you want to 
manage files, just call nautilus from the command line.

--
jaime


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