On a Mac I can go to the start and end of an line in vi, when not in INSERT mode: ^ (start of line) $ (end of line) This is for example explained here: I just got a Mac! How do I do "end" ...
For a few years now at work I have been using the GNOME Terminal, and have gotten very used to that. I usually organize my work by categorizing each task on its own virtual desktop, then within each ...
I think the title says it all. I've done my homework and the only command that I found was: :set linespace=3 but it doesn't seem to work, neither on the Mac nor in Linux. Edit: In Mac OSX you can ...
In a terminal vim, pasting clipboard data often messes up the code indent. I just knew if I uses :set paste the indent is not broken. Though, after pasting data, should I do :set nopaste again? What ...
.Xdefaults: xterm*eightBitInput: false This command apparently allows you to use a meta key + something to enter vi editing mode in a linux terminal. But what is the meta key and how do you set the ...
Lets say I log in to bash, open a file in vi, then using alt-f2 I open a new terminal. After logging in I navigate to a second file and open that in vi. How can I CnP between these two files? I found ...
Could one connect an old dumb terminal to a modern PC? I have this fantasy of hacking around with some vi on an old ADM-3A, but have no idea if it's networkable with modern hardware.
I have a linux script that generates a string and prints it to the console. I want this string to be the name of a file and open it for editing in vi. How can this be done?