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Old 01-23-2011, 12:04 AM   #1
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Difference between vi and vim editor.


Hi,
I am using Red Hat Linux.To configure any configuration file i use vi editor.I can use vi and vim both to perform my tasks.The point which is confusing me that which is batter. Is vi is the enhance form of vim ? what are the main difference between them?
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Old 01-23-2011, 12:06 AM   #2
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http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/Lin...vanced_vi.html
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7876937

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Old 01-18-2012, 01:02 AM   #3
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which is better between vi and vim editor.....

vim is better then vi editor bcoz vim editor is very powerfull and also support syntax and highlighting for server popular programing ...and vi editor is alos good but not better then vim .....



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Old 01-18-2012, 01:11 AM   #4
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vim Stands for Vi Improved..
The basic vi has been around for many years and is always avail on any *nix.
On some *nix (esp Linux) you also have vim, which is vi improved/extended eg syntax highlight etc etc.
www.vim.org
Note that on some Linux distros, both vi & vim are installed, but the cmd vi is aliased to vim...
 
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