The course demonstrates how to use the nano text editor and also briefly covers vi, vim, and emacs.
- [Instructor] In this movie, … we will look at some of the text editors available for Unix. … Unix has been around a long time, … even before modern code editors … that have graphical user interfaces. … Instead we have text editors from the command line. … The very first text editor was called ed, … short for edit text. … It was very simple, but not user-friendly. … The Vi text editor was a big improvement. … It allowed viewing and editing a whole document at once. … Vi is short for visual editor. … Vi was further improved and replaced with Vim. … If you try to use Vi, chances are we'll open Vim instead. … Vim is still in use and many Unix users prefer it. … One key feature is that your fingers get to stay … in the center of your keyboard. … The same keys, perform a variety of actions … by switching into different modes, … normal mode, insert mode, visual mode, and so on. … It can be efficient, but it's tough for beginners … because you have to get used to switching … between those different modes. …
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Unix
2. Files and Directories
3. Ownership and Permissions
4. Commands and Processes
5. Directing Input and Output
6. Configure Your Working Environment
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