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Learn Linux, 101: File editing with vi

Search result description:Feb 10, 2010 ... The vi editor is almost certainly on every Linux and UNIX system. In fact, if a
system ... If you are using vim, some of the words or characters may be in color.
Vim has a ... This is a very common idiom for getting out of trouble. :w!

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Customizing the vi and Vim editors

Search result description:Jan 18, 2011 ... The vi and Vim editors store customizations in text files or .... skill for any
administrator of any UNIX, Linux, or other UNIX-like system. Though vi ...

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Save a file (that requires root permissions) from within vim editor ...

Search result description:Nov 7, 2012 ... The problem Consider the file 'root_file' : $ ls -lart root_file -rw-r--r-- 1 root root ...
Linux is alive and very well, doing real work in the real world. ... Now suppose
this file is being edited in vim editor without any root permissions.

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vi intro -- the cheat sheet method

Search result description:Dec 19, 2000 ... You will quickly learn how to move around, edit text, use insert mode, copy and ...
The vi editor is the de-facto UNIX® and Linux® text editor.

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Speaking UNIX: The new and improved Vim editor

Search result description:Aug 19, 2008 ... If you've worked on IBM AIX, another flavor of UNIX, or Linux, you've more ...
There are three distinct modes in vi: command, insert (or input), and line. ....
Using Vim, you can color-coad blocks of code, making debugging much ... a
good idea turns out not to be the best way to handle an issue, so you must be ...

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Scripting the Vim editor, Part 1: Variables, values, and expressions

Search result description:May 6, 2009 ... Our favorite editor can be scripted too—and much more humanely than Emacs. ...
The simplest approach is to put them in a file (typically with a .vim .... produces an
error complaining about the missing closing quote on (what Vim assumes ..... In
the developerWorks Linux zone, find more resources for Linux ...

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vi tips and tricks: Ten cool commands sure to impress your friends

Search result description:Jul 27, 2010 ... When coming to grips with the vi editor—either for the first time or as a regular ...
Insert mode puts anything you type into the current file in your vi session. .....
Learn Linux, 101: File editing with vi (Ian Shields, developerWorks, ...

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Learn Linux, 101: A roadmap for LPIC-1

Search result description:Aug 25, 2009 ... And if you're also pursuing professional certification as a Linux system ... output,
and standard error; piping the output of one command to the input of another ...
File editing with vi, 103.8 Perform basic file editing operations using vi .... and
color depth; and configuring display managers for use by X-stations.

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Capturing screen shots and program interaction on UNIX and Linux ...

Search result description:Jun 22, 2010 ... UNIX and Linux systems make it easy to capture program output and errors ...
Writing standard output from the ls program to the file1 file and error output ...
fancy prompts, and characters used if you edit a previous shell command. ....
Additionally, if the defaults for the shell have color turned on, you will end ...

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Learn Linux, 101: The Linux command line

Search result description:Aug 25, 2009 ... On Linux (and UNIX®) systems, commands have a command name, and then
options ... There is a small problem with using backslashes in bash. ..... When you
retrieve a command in vi mode, you are initially in vi's insert mode. ... color
codings are controlled and which colors are used for what kind of file.

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Power Systems : Hints and tips when using vi on AIX

Search result description:Jun 20, 2013 ... Problems editing large files with vi can be circumvented for all AIX users by ... vim
for AIX can be downloaded from the AIX Toolbox for Linux ...

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UNIX tips and tricks for a new user, Part 2: The vi text editor

Search result description:Nov 7, 2006 ... The vi text editor separates operations into insert mode and ... UNIX-like
operating systems include the IBM® AIX® operating system, Linux®, ...

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File content types and line delimiters

Search result description:Differences in line-delimiter conventions can create problems in text files that are
... The text editor on the Linux or UNIX system renders the <CR> character as ...

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When to use Expect scripting and when to avoid it (Brian Smith's AIX ...

Search result description:Mar 24, 2013 ... Brian Smith's AIX / UNIX / Linux / Open Source blog .... expect program to
automate opening vi, editing the file, and then saving and exiting vi.

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Windows-to-Linux roadmap: Part 2. Console crash course

Search result description:It is a text editor that has a long tradition in the Unix world. vi is not really intuitive,
but it is ... One compelling feature in the Linux file system is the file link. A link is ...


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