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Vi Editor In Linux


Work On The Vi Editor

  1. Open "MobaXTerm".
  2. Click on the "Session" button.
  3. Picture showing the Session button to connect to linux server using MobaXTerm
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  4. A pop-up window will appear. Click on the SSH button.
  5. Enter the "Remote host", "UserName" and "private key". Click on the "Ok" button.
  6. Picture showing the option to enter the remote host and username in MobaXTerm
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  7. If you are not a root user then you can execute the following command to switch to the root user.
  8. sudo -i

  9. Enter the following command to create a new file.
  10. touch karan.txt

  11. Write the following command to open the text file in the insert mode.
  12. vi karan.txt

  13. The file is opened in the edit mode.
  14. Picture showing the opening of file using vi editor
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  15. To save and close the file, use the following command.

Check The Content Of The Text File

cat karan.txt

Picture showing the content of the file using the cat command
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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
Posted On  -  Wednesday, November 11, 2020


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