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sudo apt-get remove vim-tiny
sudo apt-get install vim mc screen
sudo update-alternatives --config editor # select vim as default
what is my Ip address again?
#create a file called ipmail.py in your home folder and copy paste the following, adjust the 'to', 'gmail_user' and 'gmail_password' to your own accounts then save it. (please bear in mind that when sending mail from the same address, the mail will not show in your inbox. check 'all mail' and possibly set up a filter if required.)
#make the file executable
#edit start up and add the missing line from this example
Lets get up-to-date.
# also an option in raspi-config after apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install tightvncserver # install vnc server
vncpasswd #configure vnc password
start vncserver on boot
# set file perms
chmod 755 /etc/init.d/tightvncserver
# add to start up actions
update-rc.d tightvncserver defaults
# reboot & test.
I also often add the lines :-
su $USER -c '/usr/bin/vncserver :2 -geometry 800x600' su $USER -c '/usr/bin/vncserver :3 -geometry 800x480'
which gives me other options on screen size for my laptop and smartphone. Each session takes a large bucket full of power so the fewer the better of course.
It is coded mostly using Vi, or at least the edit function of MC,
but also sometimes using Notepad++ or wordpad on Window$.
Images are processed using GIMP, Imagemagick or PSP7.
It was designed to be 800 pixels wide in 2003 to ensure resolution issues are not big issues. This has proven to be a good move as the website works as is on most smart phones. More information on the freely available software is available from the link on the sites home page.
If you have any questions, just contact me using the message function on the home page.