[SATLUG] vi as a hex editor/file transfer

Jon Mark Allen jm at allensonthe.net
Fri Feb 18 12:50:30 CST 2011


On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 12:40, Geoff Edmonson <w5omr at att.net> wrote:
> On 02/18/2011 11:47 AM, Jeremy Mann wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Geoff Edmonson<w5omr at att.net>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Linux has come to the rescue in many other ways on this project... what
>>> would you suggest to transfer the file from a semi-state-of-the-art
>>> system
>>> to an ancient dinosaur of a system?
>>
>> Does the ThinkPad have a CDROM bay? If not, you could put a PCMCIA
>> network card and use WinSCP to copy it over to the ThinkPad.
>
> I don't remember, Jeremy.  I -think- it does.  Seems like a waste of a good
> CD to put a file as small as 149k on it.
>

Which is why you would use a CD-RW disc..... :-)

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JM

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