Vim for normal people

Vim, the steroids powered *nix text editor, is a must for geek, power users, and programmers, but what about the normal people. Vim isn’t easy and it’s really basic, no frills, no deep functionalities, but Vim has a world of plugins behind. Let’s see which plugins fit the needs of the normal people and how is Vim for dummies. Vim[…]

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Stop Nano. How to edit Crontab using Vim

If you use Vim as every-day text editor on your *nix system, you could find an annoying behaviour in editing Crontab. Everytime you use the crontab command, you’re pushed into the Nano editor and you forced to use it.   Modify your shell configuration file to get Vim as Crontab editor The solution is simple, you only need to update[…]

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A Vim-like window manager

Vim was originally released for the Amiga, Vim has since been developed to be cross-platform, supporting many other platforms. Howm is lightweight, X11 tiling window manager that behaves like Vim. Howm configuration is pretty much stock, aside from the colour of the borders.

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