Beginner’s Guide to Vim

Vim is a popular and powerful command-line editor for Linux systems. Vim also “has a staggering number of features and functions, but they are all hidden behind keyboard shortcuts and commands,” says Luke Reynolds.

In this tutorial, Reynolds provides a step-by-step introduction to using Vim. The tutorial also includes short explanatory videos and covers topics such as:

  • How to delete a character, word, or line
  • How to exit from Vim
  • How to execute external commands on shell
  • How to write changes to a different file
  • How to customize Vim’s environment

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