[K12OSN] Re: Ubuntu and vi

Onatawahtaw onatawahtaw at yahoo.ca
Sun Jul 13 20:07:25 UTC 2008

I find vi to be very close to vim and usually use vi, the only problem I encounter is that I have gotten used to the arrow keys for navigation (instead of h,j,k,l) so often forget to escape when I use the arrows, which can be annoying.


--- On Sun, 7/13/08, Sean Harbour <sharbour at nwresd.k12.or.us> wrote:

> From: Sean Harbour <sharbour at nwresd.k12.or.us>
> Subject: [K12OSN] Re: Ubuntu and vi
> To: k12osn at redhat.com
> Date: Sunday, July 13, 2008, 11:02 AM
> If you've noticed that the vi command in Ubuntu is a
> little too much
> "old school", use vim instead, or
> just fix the sim link at /usr/bin/vi to point to
> /etc/alternatives/vim.
> -- 
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