Simon The Pi Man bookstore
Mmmm Raspberry Pi
Simon the Pi Man
To Infinity (probably) and beyond
(A beginners Resource for the Raspberry Pi computer using the Debian distro)
since June 2012
Keep up to date with our RSS feed

If you are looking for info on the Raspberry Pi computer stay on this site
If you are looking for a good cafe in Rye in East Sussex try "Simon the Pie man" near the church.

Beginners Guide to Unix - part 4 -  Editing files with the vi editor part 2

On this page I will give you links to really good tutorial pages and cheat sheets for the inbuilt unix editors called vi(short for visual editor).

I was going to write a tutorial on vi, but there are some good ones out there so it seems a little silly to duplicate others work.

These links are working as at 2012-08-23 please let me know if any are failing when you try them.

Guides and Tutorials
Graphical vi-vim Cheat Sheet and Tutorial
Nice simple to use guide with keyboard layouts etc.(not a proper tutorial but may work for you)

Unix - the vi Editor Tutorial
Nice easy to read guide

Vi for Smarties
Basic guide but has a lot of detail

Using vi, the Unix Visual Editor
Basic guide but has a lot of detail

Cheat Sheets
Graphical vi-vim Cheat Sheet and Tutorial
Nice simple to use cheat sheet with keyboard layouts etc.

Vi Cheat Sheet - comprehensive list of vi commands

Basic Cheat Sheet

There are loads more - just do a google search for
vi cheat sheets
vi tutorials

it may take you a while to get used to vi but its on every unix system including Apples and there are ported versions for Windows PC's so is really a very useful editor to know even though its not the prettiest. 2012->2017

hosted by VillageNetThe Raspberry Pi Foundation is a UK registered charity which exists to promote the study of computer science and related topics, especially at school level, and to put the fun back into learning computing.

Please Note:- any mention of the Raspberry Pi computer on these pages refers to the Raspberry Pi Foundation's product, who also have trademark rights to the term 'Raspberry Pi'.