Backend and Infrastructure

Editing with Vi/vim Editor

Sprout Video

In this second Vi/Vim video we move on to doing some basic editing (see the Intro to Vi/Vim video for an overview). We cover inserting text in a few different ways, how to delete text, and then how to revert or save your changes. Note: this video was originally released August 9, 2010 on

Note: In some places the command line prompt is cut-off. The YouTube version of this video doesn't have the cut-off problem. We are working on getting this fixed, but in the meantime, check out the YouTube version instead.

Command Line Basics 10: Editing with Vi/Vim editor (