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I have a virtual server with debian lenny, when editing files I have been forced to use VIM.

I have been teaching myself although can't figure out how to remove a blank line after removing a line of text, this doesn't work like I would expect. This is editing the crontab

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Ok figured out how to save a file using :wq – John Magnolia Sep 10 '11 at 7:47
What does saving have to do with your question about backspace? – Ben Apr 7 '15 at 15:56
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Here's a good one for you that's often cited:

Learn Vim Progressively

Want to learn vim (the best text editor known to human kind) the fastest way possible. I suggest you a way. Start by learning the minimal to survive, then integrate slowly all tricks.

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You did not even answer the question! – Ben Apr 7 '15 at 15:57

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