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[edit] Description

The vi (visual) utility is a powerful text file editor that can be accessed from the command line terminal. It is installed to the device by default.

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[edit] Usage Examples

Open up a file for viewing and editing:

# vi myfile.txt

Exit from vi: type ESC:q!, that's ESC, colon, q and an exclamation mark.

Edit the opened file: press 'i'. In this mode you are able to make changes to the file.

To save changes type: ESC:w, that's ESC, colon, w.

To save changes and quit: ESC:wq

[edit] Links

vi article at Wikipedia

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