Vim Tutorial and HowTos

Vim is a text editor. It was created as an extended version of the vi editor, with many additional features designed to be helpful in editing program source code ( rss/feed ) .

use vi / vim as IDE (Integrated development environment) a software development system using Ubuntu Linux. How do I auto complete file name under vim / vi text editor while editing text file or java / c / python program? I can auto complete file nameunder bash shell by hitting [TAB] key.


How do I print line numbers on the printer for my c / java / c++ code written using vi or vim text editor under Linux / UNIX like operating system?


Q. Can you tell me how to write a UNIX korn shell script program? I’m new to UNIX scripting and HP-UX UNIX operating system.


Q. I’ve just installed CentOS Linux server and started to use vi text editor to make changes to config files. How do I perform search and replace operation using vi / vim text editor? A. vi (vim) is not difficult to learn, the vi editor is well known and used for both writing code and […]


Q. Quick question – How do I install VIM text editor for my FreeBSD server? Currently it has old version of vi. I like vim as it is a highly configurable text editor and efficient one. A. VIM (Vi IMproved ) is not installed by default under FreeBSD. Vim is a text editor that is […]


Q. I am using vim under Ubuntu Linux and whenever I type following command: syntax on I’m getting an error which read as follows: E319: Sorry, the command is not available in this version: syntax on How do I fix this problem?


How do I turn on or off color syntax highlighting in vi or vim text editor under UNIX or Linux?