2.1 - The 'Joe' text editor

The JOE text editor

We (the developers) like to use 'joe' amongst many different editors available for *nix. You are welcome to use any editor, including vi or emacs, or even nano. One of the benefits of joe is it's visual deliniation for HTML and PHP code.

  1. Install joe text editor (optional) But from here on in, this tutorial will assume you use joe as your text editor.
sudo apt-get install joe

Once installed you can use the following commands to manipulate files.

To: Use the key combiatnion
Save and Quit Ctrl+k then x
Quit Without Saving ctrl+c
Show/Hide help screen Ctrl+k then h
Undo Ctrl+shift+_
Redo Ctrl+shift+^