Linux Administration/Commands/File Editing

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This lesson covers file editing.

Objectives and Skills[edit | edit source]

Objectives and skills for the file editing portion of Linux+ certification include:[1]

  • Perform basic file editing operations using vi
    • Navigate a document using vi
    • Use basic vi modes
    • Insert, edit, delete, copy and find text
    • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
      • vi
      • /, ?
      • h, j, k, l
      • i, o, a
      • c, d, p, y, dd, yy
      • ZZ, :w!, :q!, :e!

Readings[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia: Text editor
  2. vi

Multimedia[edit | edit source]

Activities[edit | edit source]

  1. Complete the tutorial IBM: Learn Linux, 101: File editing with vi

Lesson Summary[edit | edit source]

Key Terms[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]