Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: How do I uninstall Firebird on Mac Yosemite?
Author Helen Borrie
At 02:59 p.m. 4/04/2015, ryanashton@... [firebird-support] wrote:

>Okay, so I did the following:
>1) Opened a Terminal window
>2) Typed 'vi' [Enter]
>3) Typed ':i' [Enter]
>3) Pasted the text as above
>4) Typed ':wq' [Enter]
>5) Closed the Terminal window. When I closed the window, a dialog box popped up saying 'Do you want to close this Terminal window? Closing this window will terminate the running processes: vim.'
>I didn't know what to do, so I closed the window anyway.

Right, so you terminated the running process.

>Nothing seems to happen.

Yep, that sounds about right. ;-) .

>I really need an idiots guide here. I can do other things - play guitar, write music, DJ - but this Terminal stuff is really not my thing. I didn't know what I was getting myself into just by installing Firebird.

Have you heard of Google? Just enter "vim for Dummies" or "macosx terminal for Dummies" in the search key and you'll have your choice of tutorials for both.

Helen Borrie, Support Consultant, IBPhoenix (Pacific)
Author of "The Firebird Book" and "The Firebird Book Second Edition"