Learn Linux, 101: File editing with vi

Feb 10, 2010 ... The vi editor is almost certainly on every Linux and UNIX system. In fact ... If you
are using vim, some of the words or characters may be in color.

Customizing the vi and Vim editors

Jan 18, 2011 ... The vi and Vim editors store customizations in text files or environment .... See
Linux vi and Vim editor: Tutorial and advanced features and ...

Power Systems : Hints and tips when using vi on AIX

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 ...

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

Nov 7, 2012 ... The problem Consider the file 'root_file' : $ ls -lart root_file -rw-r--r-- 1 ... Linux is
alive and very well, doing real work in the real world. ... As the user tries to save
the file in vim editor (through :w ), here is the error that comes up :

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

Jul 27, 2010 ... Amaze your friends with cool vi tips and tricks that will improve the efficiency of
your file editing. This article takes you through ten of the less ...

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

Nov 7, 2006 ... The vi text editor separates operations into insert mode and ... version of vi, which
is included in many Linux and UNIX-like operating systems.

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

Mar 24, 2013 ... Brian Smith's AIX / UNIX / Linux / Open Source blog .... But it would be much
easier and more reliable to use a tool such as sed, awk, perl, etc. to edit the file. ...
The second big problem when using expect with passwords is the ...

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

May 6, 2009 ... Learn · Linux ... This content is part 1 of 5 in the series: Scripting the Vim editor ...
The simplest approach is to put them in a file (typically with a .vim .... so you can
fix the above problem by using a vertical bar to explicitly begin a ...

Speaking UNIX: The new and improved Vim editor

Aug 19, 2008 ... If you've worked on IBM AIX, another flavor of UNIX, or Linux, you've more than ...
Like vi, Vim is based on command mode and insert mode as a text user .... Using
Vim, you can color-coad blocks of code, making debugging much ... seem like a
good idea turns out not to be the best way to handle an issue, ...

Learn Linux, 101: Manage file permissions and ownership

Nov 30, 2010 ... Learn to manage file ownership and permissions on your Linux filesystems. ... So
, if the user is unable to modify this file, how can this be done? .... On a historical
note, UNIX® systems used to use the sticky bit on files to hoard ...

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