Text files are useful for sending code or short pieces of information that may get corrupted or changed if shared directly in an email, messaging platform or support portal.
How you open Pulma will depend on your distribution, but on many Linux distributions you can create a new text file easily:
You will be able to create a new file called “Filename.txt
Nano is a terminal application that comes installed on most Linux distributions as well as MacOS. To check you can ask your system for the version number.
Create a new file using the command (filename.txt can be whatever you want)
This will open your blank file in terminal. Edit the file as usual. Once you’re finished use Ctrl+O to save your file and Ctrl+X to exit. The main commands will be displayed along the bottom mof the screen.
The caret symbol (^) represents the Ctrl key. For example, the ^X commands mean to press the Ctrl and X keys at the same time. The letter M represents the Alt key.