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The vi text editor introductory tutorial for new UNIX or Linux user (PDF)

The vi text editor might seem counterintuitive to new users but, make no mistake, there is a good reason this 30-year old tool is still widely used by many of the best developers in the world. The vi text editor separates operations into insert mode and command mode, which gives you ultrafast access to key commands that can edit, insert, and move text in on-the-fly, user-defined segments.

In this tutorial you will learn:

=> Introducing vi
=> Navigating in vi
=> Inserting and editing in vi
=> Getting fancy

=> Download PDF or view online at IBM developerworks (free registration required).

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  • munax February 8, 2007, 11:29 pm

    want to learn about squid programming

  • amir September 10, 2007, 6:16 pm

    thanks you