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How To Download and Install gVim For Windows, Ubuntu, Mint, Centos, Fedora?

How To Download and Install gVim For Windows, Ubuntu, Mint, Centos, Fedora?

vim is a popular text editor used to edit text, create applications and change configuration. vim is a Linux based tool where it is also cloned into other platforms like Windows, MacOS, BSD, etc. vim is a console, command-line based tool which is used with some keyboard shortcuts. Gvim is the graphical version of the … Read more

How To Use Vi Editor?

vi is a very powerful text editor where most of the Linux distributions provide. vim is an improved version of the vi editor with more features. Most of the intersecting features comply with vim. In this tutorial, we will learn how to use vi from start. Open File We will start by opening a text file by providing the … Read more

Vim Editor Commands Cheat-sheet

vim or vi is very powerful text editor used in Linux systems. As they provide a lot of features and used from command line they have a lot of commands and shortcuts. In this page we will list these commands as a cheat-sheet. We will look most used command and shortcuts in this tutorial which makes this … Read more

How To Set, Configure and Use Vim Color Scheme

Vim is very popular ans useful text editor based command line and GUI. I prefer vim because of its featured over nano etc. Vim have color scheme and highlighting features where different syntax for programming languages can be printed in a pretty and understandable form. In this tutorial we will look how to change color … Read more

Vim Copy, Cut and Paste Commands and Operations

Vim provides different shortcuts for copy, cut, and paste operations. These commands are one of the most used and problematic commands because of vim command or shortcut based work style. Copy Current Line We can copy the current line with the yy command which is named yank. But the cursor should be located in the line … Read more

How To Delete Single and Multiple Lines In Vim?

Vim provides different keyboard and command shortcuts. One of the most used action is delete . Vim provides a lot of different use cases for deleting single and multiple lines. Delete Current Line Vim has cursor which will reside current active location. We can delete this line completely with the D or dd command. D Or dd Delete … Read more

Compare Vi vs Vim

Vi is old school text editor developed for Unix operating system. Linux distributions also provides vi by default. But what is is vim . Vim is improved version of the vi. Actually vi has a lot of alternative versions but vim is the most popular and accepted version. Enhanced Version Vim As stated previously vim puts more … Read more

How To Download, Install and Use Vim In Windows

Vim is Linux based opensource tool. The roots goes to the vi editor. In Linux distributions vim can be easily installed via package managers like apt , yum , dnf and zypper . Windows is the most popular desktop operating system. Vim is provided for Windows operating systems too. In this tutorial we will look how to download, install and … Read more

How To Exit From Vim?

How To Exit From Vim?

Vim has different and alternative solutions for different requirements. In this tutorial, we will look at different ways to quit or exit and save and exit. In this tutorial, we will use quit and exit for the same thing. Exit or Quit From Vim The most used and simple usage is just exiting or exiting from the … Read more

Vi and Vim Search and Replace Operations

Vim provides reach features for text and word search and replace operations. Sed and awk provides similar features to Vim but vim is text editor which makes it different from others. Sample Text During examples we will use following sample text. # # The MySQL database server configuration file. # # You can copy this … Read more