Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 22nd May 2007 03:43 UTC
General Unix Would you be able to survive one full day without using the X server? Linux offers us a wide assortment of CLI based tools which use curses and/or framebuffer for functional user interfaces. There is no reason why you shouldn't be able look up stuff online, read your email, look at pictures, watch movies and listen to music as you are trying to configure X.
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I do this all the time
by BluenoseJake on Tue 22nd May 2007 12:50 UTC
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when I am away from home I tend to ssh into my Debian(used to be kbuntu) box. I use pine for my email, vi or pico for my text editor, and elinks for my browser. I also burn DVDs from the CLI when I am in a hurry. I don't IM from there, as I have not found a MSN cli client. This article gave me a good image viewer, and I decided to try out Midnight Commander too.

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