[thelist] Newbie with First Ubuntu Server

Will willthemoor at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 18:14:31 CST 2010

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 2:07 PM, Ron <ronr at linuxdude.com> wrote:

> There are 2 main reasons to learn vi.
> The other reason is vi uses many of same conventions and commands that
> other things in linux use, like shell scripts and advanced command line. For
> example "grep '[7,8][0-9]$' somefile" does the exact same thing as
> /[7,8][0-9]$ does in vi. The scripting capabilities of linux are unlimited
> and you're missing all the fun if you don't learn a little bit about that.
> Understanding vi will help you understand a lot of things in Linux.
Pretty much the best reason I've ever read. :thank you.

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