You should learn some vi commands if you want to use it or you may use other
editor like pico, etc.
Try typing 'pico' (without the quotes) at your command prompt.
>I have recently set up a linux box running RedHat 5.1 as a router for
>my new DSL connection. It is a headless box, and my only access to it
>is through telnet. Generally, this works great, but I do have one
>problem, concerning editing files through telnet. When I open up a file
>with vi, I have no problems except that I am unable to delete anything
>in the file. I can add things OK, but not delete. The delete and
>backspace keys work fine at the command prompt, so I know that the
>problem is not my telnet client.
>Can someone help? I can be reached through email at
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