[NCLUG] Looking for an editor

Bob Proulx bob at proulx.com
Mon May 7 09:49:13 MDT 2007

Stephen Warren wrote:
> It sounds like you want read/write ability, but if all you want is
> read-only, then "od" from the command-line will happily dump the bytes
> in hex and much more.


  od -tx1 somefile | less

Vim ships with 'xxd' which is more of a classic hex dump program.
(Why is it in vim?  Don't answer.  It's a rhetorical question.)

  xxd somefile | less


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