Although it is often somewhat hidden, most text editors, except for the most basic ones, have a column mode (also known as block mode or visual mode) – to work on rectangular selections of text (including a width of zero). …

Keyboard-only use of block/column mode in different text editors (Geany, Visual Studio, UltraEdit, Notepad++, Visual Studio Code, Vim, and Emacs) Read more »

UltraEdit for Linux is extremely buggy and corrupts the text documents. The corruption happens with using column mode, possibly worsened by using split windows (I mostly use vertically split). Column mode has always been buggy in UltraEdit, but in the …

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The short version is: Download the tar ball from arm.com, extract, add the /bin folder in the extracted to the path, and make GDB work by adding symbolic links in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu for the expected version 5 of the libraries “libncurses” …

Getting the ARM toolchain to work on Ubuntu 19.04 and later (including for Black Magic Probe (BMP)) Read more »

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