[SATLUG] vi editor

Rick Gray rlgray at live.com
Wed Sep 14 15:59:45 CDT 2011


Much appreciated SATLUG, never would have imagined all the helpful response
you guys and gals provided...yall are too cool.

Thx All
I got enough info on Linux editors to blow Robert Fransman's class out the 
water  :-)

agian, thx

Rick Gray
St Philips College student

> Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:21:59 -0500
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] vi editor
> From: henry.pugsley at gmail.com
> To: satlug at satlug.org
> 
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 3:05 PM, Rick Gray <rlgray at live.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> > greetings all,
> >
> > I'm a new student to Linux, using Fedora 14.  One of our assignment in
> > class was to familiarize ourselves
> > with the vi editor.  I had no problem getting in and creating a letter, but
> > once I tried to leave with the shift semicolon
> > and typed 'q' enter to quit. it would not leave or save the file.  I think
> > the q command is some other kind of
> > command I don't understand.  Could use a little professional help.
> >
> >
> I recommend installing and using vimtutor to help learn all of the
> commands.  It explains and shows you how to use most of the commands, and
> after the first lesson (6 pages) you will know all of the basic navigation
> and editing commands.  Very useful program.
> 
> -Henry
> -- 
> _______________________________________________
> SATLUG mailing list
> SATLUG at satlug.org
> http://alamo.satlug.org/mailman/listinfo/satlug to manage/unsubscribe
> Powered by Rackspace (www.rackspace.com)
 		 	   		  


More information about the SATLUG mailing list