Vim Editing Essentials (Episode 1) – Basic Usage (and how to exit Vim)

Welcome to the brand new Vim series! In this course, you’ll learn everything you’ll need to know in order to become productive with Vim, a popular UNIX/Linux text editor. You’ll learn how to install it, how to use it, and some quality of life tips to increase your skills. In this episode, you’ll get an introduction to Vim and learn some of the basics.

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  1. I enjoyed this series. Vim indeed has a learning curve but it’s worth sticking with it. Another good resource for beginners is the tutor that comes with Vim. Just type vimtutor at the command prompt. This would be a good follow-on after completing this video series.

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