I messed up etc/network/interface the other day. On reboot, Gnome wouldn't give me the full desktop. A blank rectangular shape in the upper left. With the little I have learned about vim, I went into rescue mode and used vi to restore /etc/network/interfaces to its original state. All was well. Yep, a little knowledge of vi IS helpful.
09/24/09 Vim is now my friend. It has gotten me out of a lot of pickles. I know enough when to edit and write and when not to write [qa!]. I feel a lot safer using vim over gedit or nano.
Last edited by ubume2; 09-17-2009 at 05:39 PM.