As a complete DO novice, I would like to learn optimal means for configuring my droplets

I am not a big fan of VIM editor, that seems like the only available facility to edit the configuration (app.yml) file directly in my droplet’s console. What is the next best alternative (FTP, SFTP, Remote Desktop)?


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Try installing nano it’s much better than VIM (I hate VIM also probably because I never learnt how to use it) apt-get install nano and then use nano whatever.txt

You can use sftp, just use the details that you use to ssh into the droplet with.