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EDITING TEXT FILES IN LINUX


“Text editors” are used to edit the text files in Linux. One of the text editor used in Linux is as below.


Vi/Vim text editor.


Vi  is a visual text editor which is available in all the versions of Linux. We can start Vi editor in two ways.


  1. Without using file name with Vi.
Such that : $Vi, see image below


After hitting enter key below screen appears.



  1. Using file name with Vi.
Such that: $Vi Jayesh, see below image.


After hitting enter key below screen appears.



Save commands in Vi editor:


“:w” command is used to “save” the file without exit Vi editor.
“:wq” command is used to “save” file and “exit” the Vi editor. Shown in below image.




Exit the Vi editor command:


“:q” command is used to exit Vi editor without warning message.
“:q!: command is used to exit Vi editor with warning message of exit. Shown in below image.



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