VI/VIM, the basics.

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VI is a powerful and light Unix text editor, although is considerably difficult to start using it and grasp all the features that you could use to improve your productivity.

VI has two modes called insertion and command mode. Every time you start working with VI the command mode is where it begins, in this mode navigation through the file, text or line deletion, pasting, searching and other features are available, through the…