vi and nano do not need a gui they do not need X to be running they do not...

vi and nano do not need a gui
they do not need X to be running
they do not need Gnome or KDE or xfce ,... installed

and a text file is just that a text file
there is no Vi text file and there is no Gedit text file

when you click on one in a gui it opens with the set default editor - whet ever YOU set it to .

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