Vim, or vi improved, is a popular Linux editor. It is included with almost every version of Linux and is also available for Mac and Windows. If you need to edit from the command line, for example, when you ssh into another system, vim will be available. Vim is a simple text editor, similar to notepad. Unless you tell it to, it does not insert any special characters into the text document. Vim has a number of powerful commands that allow it to be quick and efficient. Vim also has a large user community, so once you've got it up and running, you can easily find the commands you need online.
In this course, you will learn :
- Modify text in a file using append, change word, and replace.
- Replace text in a file using s command.
- Copy, remove and paste using yank, put and delete.