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Command Line Editors on Linux (vim & nano)

Submitted by editor on Wed, 07/06/2016 - 11:13
Question

How to use vim (vi) command line editor on linux ?

How to use nano command line editor on linux ?

Vi - Vim Ccommand line editor's Usefull commands

vim filename.txt (to create or open a file)

i (Insert), To edit a text
Esc Button (To exit 'Insert' mode)
/yourtext (Search) search a string in the text file
:w (Write, Save file)
:wq (Write and Quite)
:q! (Force quite without saving)
ZZ (Write and Quite) -- vim only
 

Nano Command line editor

Nano is a command line but pseudo graphic interface easy to use. All commands are display at the bottom of the nano interface. in nano the ^ signify the Ctrl button.

Examples :
^W = Ctrl + W : Search in the file
^W = Ctrl + O : Save file ;
^W = Ctrl + X : Quite Nano.

 

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