[SATLUG] vi bug in Ubuntu
tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Sun Sep 30 18:15:27 CDT 2007
On Sunday 30 September 2007 02:53:36 Luis Garza wrote:
> Sadly, I use the hjkl because I hate for my hand to leave the key
> board. Using the arrow keys means that
> I would have to move my right hand off the home row keys,
That's actually the best reason sited for knowing/using lkjh vi/vim navigation
thus far. It's makes you super fast... especially if you have some of the
cool features that vim-enhanced offers (visual editing, columnar editing,
etc). If you've never seen a vim wizard at full speed... it's a thing to
On Sunday 30 September 2007 02:57:52 Brad Knowles wrote:
> But again, I will say that you shouldn't be using vi as a
> general-purpose text editor, if you've got better options available
> to you.
Well Brad.. as I'm sure you know.. most all Linux distributions use vim
nowadays, not vi. Vim, invented in the 80's on the Amiga, is now the
defactor editor in all Linux-es.
# rpm -qf /bin/vi # What package owns bin/vi?
Viva Amiga! :)
Most distros come with at least one or two of the following vim related
packages installed by default:
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