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Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using vi

Practice Labs Module
Time
58 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

The Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using vi module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands-on skills in the following topics: Create a document using vi, Navigate a document using vi, Manage a file using vi.

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Overview

Introduction

The Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using vi module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands-on skills in the following topics:

  • Create a document using vi
  • Navigate a document using vi
  • Manage a file using vi

Lab time: It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using vi

Basic file editing includes viewing, inserting, deleting, or making modifications to a file. Linux offers the vi editor to enable the users to perform these operations. In addition, you can use vi to create, copy, and delete files. In this exercise, you will understand how to perform basic file editing operations using the vi editor.

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