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Unix Vi Editor Commands to Save, Quit

In Vi editor Save, Quit without saving and Save and quit are tricky commands. I have given these commands for your reference. w - To Save Your Work q - To Quit wq - To Save and Quit vi editor also called Visual editor in terms of Unix or Linux or Ubuntu Operating systems. Since all are the same UNIX flavor, and UNIX is the mother of all these operating systems. Recently many of my friends asked to share some daily use vi editor commands . I am sharing those for your quick reference. Vi Editor Top Commands for Your Projects and Interviews 1. How to Edit a file? vi filename This is the first command to use for editing a file. 2. A command to Repeat Previous Command? Use the  UP arrow to repeat the previous command. 3. How to Insert data? Use insert command to over-type data. 4. How to Save File? Press Esc :w 5. How to Save and Quit (Exit)? Press Esc :wq 6 How to quit without Save? Press Esc :q

vi Editor Top Commands for Ubuntu OS

I have given VI editor commands to use in Ubuntu operating system. You can practice using them for your benefit and you can complete your work quickly. To begin changing or adding to text with vi, you can enter Insert or Replace modes, as shown in the following list. When you enter Insert or Replace mode, the characters you type will appear in the text document (as opposed to being interpreted as commands).  vi filename This is the first command to enter into editor mode. Once you enter into editor mode, you need to enter other commands to complete your editing work. Press the Esc key t o exit to Normal mode after you are done inserting or replacing text. List of VI Editor Commands.. i—Typed text appears before current character. a—Typed text appears after current character. o—Open a new line below current line to begin typing. s—Erase current character and replace with new text. c?—Replace ? with l, w, $, or c to change the current letter, word, end of line, or line. r—Repla